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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst


Maker(s):Barocci, Federigo
Culture:Italian (1535? - 1612)
Title:Head of a Woman, study for the painting Madonna del Gatto
Date Made:ca. 1574
Materials:black, red and white chalks with pink, ochre and brown chalks (possibly pastel) stumped on gray antique laid paper faded from blue, reinforced with blue paper and laid down on thin, off white board
Place Made:Italy
Measurements:sheet: 12 15/16 x 9 5/8 in.; 32.8613 x 24.4475 cm
Narrative Inscription:  unsigned, undated
Accession Number:  SC 1960.99
Credit Line:Purchased

woman's head with light hair in an up do with wide headband, looking downward toward the lower right


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