4 July 2000
Simon Vouet (1590-1649)
The head of an old woman, veiled, in profile to the right
with inscription 'Vouet' on the mount (verso)
black and white chalk on brown paper
140 x 125 mm.
Anon. sale, Christie's New York, 15 January 1992, lot 66.
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