Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Study for Ceiling Fresco in the Sala Dell'Albergo, Scuola Di San Rocco
  • Jacopo Tintoretto
    1518–1594
    born: Venice, Italy ; died: Venice, Italy
  • Study for Ceiling Fresco in the Sala Dell'Albergo, Scuola Di San Rocco, circa 1565
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • wash, sanguine chalk on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18.1 x 38.5 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/8 x 15 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1970.0025.02
Description

A female figure seemingly floats with drapery fluttering behind her. Her hair is twisted into a bun at the back of her head.