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The First Oriental Head

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Provenance

Cambridge University Library; transferred 1876 to Fitzwilliam Museum (inv. no. Ad. 12.39_208, Lugt 2475); probably sold London, Sotheby's, 2 April 1878; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1635

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 286; Hind 131 ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 15 x 12.7 cm (5 7/8 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

P664

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint

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