The Lamentation, and a standing saint (recto); Study of a head (verso)
with inscription 'Baroccio F.'
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash heightened with white (partially oxidized), minor losses made up
7 3/8 x 6 1/4 in. (193 x 160 mm.)
The pose of the figure on the right is close to Barocci's preparatory ideas for Saint Jude in the Madonna di San Simone in the Galleria Nazionale delle Marche, Urbino, datable circa 1567 (A. Emiliani, Federico Barocci, Bologna, 1985, I, p. 44). Nicholas Turner has kindly confirmed the attribution.