Head of a WomanHead of a Woman
Sebastiano del Piombo (Sebastiano Luciani)
Italian (c. 1485–1547)
Oil on panel
10 in. diameter (25.4 cm diameter) Framed: 17 x 2 in. (43.2 x 5.1 cm)
Notable for the monumental grandeur of his religious paintings and portraits, Sebastiano del Piombo became the preeminent painter in Rome following Raphael’s death in 1520.