Head of a Woman in a Whimple Head-Dress by Hans Holbein the Elder

Recto; 'Head of a woman in Whimple Head-dress'.

Details

Medium:
Silver-point
Dimensions:
8 x 9 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £10,000)
Acquired in:
1972

Verso; 'Head of an Elderly Gentleman wearing Spectacles'. The verso image is a study for the Apostle in the background of the 'Death of the Virgin', one of the panels of the Kaisheim altarpiece (1502).

Provenance

P. Zoomer; Blandford Fletcher, 1880.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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