London, South Kensington
9 July 2009
Follower of Leonardo da Vinci
Head of an old man
silverpoint, heightened with white, partly over stylus, on prepared paper
5¾ x 4 5/8 in. (14.5 x 11.8 cm.), unframed
W. Mayor (L. 2799).
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 4 July 1988, lot 35.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 4 July 2007, lot 2, as 'Lombard School, circa 1500'.
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W. Mayor, A Brief Chronological Description of Original Drawings and Sketches by the most celebrated masters... formed by... W. Mayor, London, 1875, p. 3, no. 10 (as by Leonardo da Vinci).
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