Recto: The face of a youth supported on his left hand, two standing women with a child and the Madonna of the Annunciation.
Sheet of Studies by Polidoro Caldara da Caravaggio, c. 1527
© Fitzwilliam Museum
- Red chalk on paper
- 11 x 15.6 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £100,000 ( Total: £150,000)
- Acquired in:
- Executors of the late Mrs Myril Pouncey
Verso: Two Head Studies, and four separate studies of the Madonna of the Annunciation and the head of a youth in profile.
Possibly Samuel Palmer, 1837; almost certainly John Linnell; by descent to his grand-daughter Mrs T H Riches; Sotheby's, 1950; Calmann; Philip Pouncey; Myril Pouncey.
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