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Drawing - Study for the head of Jesus
  • Study for the head of Jesus
    Sarto, Andrea del, born 1486 - died 1530
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Study for the head of Jesus

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Rome (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1505-30 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sarto, Andrea del, born 1486 - died 1530 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red chalk on laid paper

  • Museum number:

    D.1705-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 286

Physical description

Red chalk on laid paper depicting the head of the infant Jesus.

Place of Origin

Rome (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1505-30 (made)

Artist/maker

Sarto, Andrea del, born 1486 - died 1530 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Red chalk on laid paper

Dimensions

Height: 14.5 cm, Width: 11.7 cm

Object history note

Bought 1885

Descriptive line

Red chalk study for the Head of Jesus by Andrea del Sarto. Italy, ca. 1505-30.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Lambert, Susan. Drawing: Technique & Purpose. London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1981. 16 p.
Ward Jackson, Peter, Italian Drawings. Volume One: 14th - 16th century, London, 1979, cat. 313, p. 148.

Materials

Red chalk; Laid paper

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Infants

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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