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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: Federico Barocci, Italian, 1533–1612

Head of a Girl, study for a figure in the Madonna del Popolo altarpiece in the Uffizi

ca. 1575–79

Black and red chalk, heightened and corrected with white chalk, with touches of yellow pastel, on faded blue paper

sheet: 25.2 × 19.1 cm (9 15/16 × 7 1/2 in.)
Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896, Fund
1973.141
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Geography: 
Made in Italy
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

D.D. Campbell; Sotheby's, London, 26 Nov 1970 #27 [bought by 'Duncan']; William H. Schab Gallery, New York, from whom acquired.

Bibliography: 

Suzanne Boorsch and John J. Marciari, Master Drawings from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 27, 86–88, no. 20, ill.

John J. Marciari et al., Francesco Vanni: Art in Late Renaissance Siena, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2013), 142, 144–45, no. 46.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.