Giuseppe Bernardino BISON (Palmanova 1762 - Milan 1844)

Two Heads of Young Women Sold

Pen and brown ink and brown wash.
A small sketch of the head of a young woman in pen on the verso.
Signed Bison at the lower left, and initialled B on the verso.
144 x 174 mm. (5 5/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

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Similar studies of heads appear throughout Bison’s oeuvre. Among stylistically comparable pen and wash drawings is a study of The Holy Family which appeared at auction in London in 1975, or a drawing of the heads of three women, sold at auction in Rome in 1989.

The verso of this drawing is also shown.

Giuseppe Bernardino BISON

Two Heads of Young Women

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