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Grotesque Head With a Large Ear and an Open Mouth Looking to the Right Within a Circle

Artist:
Gaetano Piccini (Italian, active Rome, 1710–30)
Date:
1727
Medium:
Pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 7/8 x 8 1/2 in. (32.7 x 21.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Janos Scholz, 1960
Accession Number:
60.541.7
Not on view
Signature: Signed, "Gaetano Piccini".

Marking: Fleur-de-lys watermark close to Heawood 1592 which is fd. in R. Venuti's "Antiqua Numismata", a book for which Piccini made some plates.
János Scholz; Donor: János Scholz
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