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Head of a Man, between 1591 and 1666

  • Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri), Italian, 1591-1666

Etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 6 1/8 × 7 1/2 inches (15.6 × 19.1 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S563

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Portrait
  • Man
  • Engraving (print)
  • Etching
  • Italy

Inscribed, in red pencil, verso: ( ) del Guercino

(dealer, San Remo, Italy)

March 1888, purchased by James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri), Head of a Man, between 1591 and 1666, etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S563.