Studies of Three Heads and a Foot, between 1650 and 1675

  • Italian
  • Guido Reni, Italian, 1575-1642

Red chalk on buff antique laid paper

  • Sheet: 10 1/4 × 7 3/4 inches (26 × 19.7 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1SDR208

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Chalk
  • Laid paper
  • Drawing
  • Study (visual work)
  • Italy
  • Heads (animal or human components)
  • Foot (animal or human component)

Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, in upper left corner: G.R. Inscribed, in pencil, verso, lower left corner: 4729 | [indecipherable]

March 4-7, 1889, sold by (Sotheby's, London, England) no. 811 or 820. 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)

Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, p. 290, no. A34.

Italian; after Guido Reni, Studies of Three Heads and a Foot, between 1650 and 1675, red chalk on buff antique laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1SDR208.