After Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Italian
Lot 60 Details
After Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Italian, Possibly German Nazarene School (19th Century)
HEAD OF CHRIST
Chalk heightened with white on thin paper, laid down to a later paper support; bears signature “Leonardo da Vinci” in sepia ink lower left. Matted and unframed.
Sheet 7.1" x 7.5" — 18.1 x 19.1 cm.
Ex. Coll. Corporations’ Subscription Fund;
Gifted by the above to The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Accession No. 60/74 in 1961;
Deaccessioned to benefit art purchases at the AGO
Possibly a drawing by one of the Nazarene School artists, which centered around Johann Friedrich Overbeck, Franz Pforr, Ludwig Vogel and Johann Konrad Hottinger in Rome during the 1810’s.