Virgin and Child. A Study for the Madonna di S.Simone in the Galleria Nazionale, Urbino

Virgin and Child. A Study for the Madonna di S.Simone in the Galleria Nazionale, Urbino

Virgin and Child. A Study for the Madonna di S.Simone in the Galleria Nazionale, Urbino
Federico Barocci (about 1535-1612)
Italy
About 1567
Black and red chalk on laid paper; squared in black chalk and indented with a stylus
Width 13 cm x height 22.2 cm
Museum no. Dyce 294

The squaring is underneath the drawing indicating that the study had been worked up from an earlier sketch. The indentation indicates that its outline was subsequently transferred again.