Attributed to Francesco Melzi
1491 or 1493-ca. 1570
Grotesque Heads of a Woman and a Man
Pen and brown ink, over traces of black chalk?, on paper.
2 1/4 x 4 3/16 inches (54 x 106 mm)
Gift of Mr. Edward Fowles.
Earl of Pembroke, Wiltshire (no mark, see Lugt S. 2636b?); sale, London, Sotheby's, 10 July 1917, no. 466 with other drawings; Bacri Frères, Paris; from whom purchased in about 1924 by Edward Fowles, New York.
After Leonardo da Vinci; formerly attributed to Leonardo Da Vinci, Anchiano near Vinci 1452-1519 Amboise near Tours.