Search the Collections

Two Studies of a Female Figure
Two Studies of a Female Figure
Date:
16th–17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Black Chalk On Laid Paper Prepared With A Red Ground, Mounted To A Heavier Sheet
Dimensions:
Image: 209 x 128 mm (8 1/4 x 5 1/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no. 191, Hellman no. 147 as “Sketches of Women” by Ventura di Arcangelo Salimbeni (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
Suggested attribution:
Philip Pouncey (Nov., 1983): Definitely Florentine. Poccetti or close to him. Probably could be attributed to Poccetti.

Accession Number:
1963.24.123
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Exhibition History:

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, The Noble Past, 1976-1977.

upper portion of sheet: front view of a woman seated, a basket or bowl by her side, with a second pose of the head indicated,
lower portion of sheet: seated woman seen from the back.