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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1898.402
People
Matthew J. Whipple, American (active 19th c.)
Title
Head of a Woman in a Crown, after Vasari (?)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
19th century
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305851
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black, white, and red chalk on blue wove paper
Dimensions
mount: 35.5 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)
actual: 25.9 x 19.3 cm (10 3/16 x 7 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: cut from old mount, glued to mat, graphite: Giorgio Vasari inv. / M.W. del
  • inscription: backing mat, graphite: 462
  • inscription: backing mat, under edge of drawing, graphite: 544
Provenance
John Witt Randall, Boston, MA; bequest to his sister Belinda L. Randall, 1892; gift to Harvard University, 1892.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Accession Year
1898
Object Number
1898.402
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
The drawing is made in an oval.

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