Paris Bordone

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Paris Bordone
1500-1571
Head of a Bearded Man, Eyes Closed
ca. 1533
Black chalk, with white chalk, on blue laid paper faded to green-gray.
7 5/16 x 5 1/2 inches (185 x 133 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1981.90
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Inscribed at lower left in pen and brown ink, "Tiziano".
Provenance: 
Simoni, Geneva, from whom purchased in Geneva in 1957 by János Scholz (1903-1993), New York (see Lugt Suppl. 2933b).
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Watermark: none.
Strip added at right.
Formerly attributed to Lorenzo Lotto, 1480?-1556?

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