Study for the Head of Marie de'Medici

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Drawing of a female face leaning in towards the right of the picture looking downwards. Believed to be a study of Marie de'Medici, wife of Henry IV of France. It can be compared to the painting 'The Meeting of Marie de'Medici with Henri IV at Lyon', 1623.

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Study for the Head of Marie de'Medici


chalk on paper


H 10.8 x W 8.9 cm

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Donation, 1954

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