Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Head of Christ in Profile
  • Carlo Dolci
    born: Florence, Italy ; died: Florence, Italy
  • Head of Christ in Profile, mid-late 1600s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • sanguine chalk on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 21.8 x 14.8 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 9/16 x 5 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1976.0041

Profile of the face of a male figure (identified as Christ) who is gazing softly downwards towards the right hand side of the composition. His mouth is slightly parted and his face is framed by his hair and beard.