LIPPI, Filippino
(b. ca. 1457, Prato, d. 1504, Firenze)

Head of an Elderly Man

c. 1495
Metallic pencil, white highlights on pink ground, 150 x 113 mm
Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig

This drawing was identified as a preliminary study for Filippino Lippi's Adoration of the Magi in the Uffizi. The old man in the right foreground of this panel has exactly the same facial features, though rendered in three-quarter view.