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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1938.49
People
? Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian (Caprese, Italy 1475 - 1564 Rome, Italy)
Previously attributed to follower of Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian (Caprese, Italy 1475 - 1564 Rome, Italy)
Title
Studies of Men's Heads
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
16th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Tuscany, Florence
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/298714
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black chalk on cream antique laid paper mounted at edges to a multi-pieced antique laid paper mount
Dimensions
8.1 × 12.3 cm (3 3/16 × 4 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: No watermark was observed when examined by Craigen Bowen, 3/26/2004.
Provenance
Therese Kuhn Straus (Mrs. Herbert N. Straus), gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1936
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Herbert N. Straus
Accession Year
1938
Object Number
1938.49
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Agnes Mongan and Paul J. Sachs, Drawings in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, 1940), vol. 1, cat. no. 126, p. 75, as follower of Michelangelo

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