Orazio Gentileschi's Captivating 'Head of a Woman'

New York | January 2017

Mysterious, seductive and theatrical, Orazio Gentileschi’s Head of a Woman hails from the legendary collection of King Charles I of England. As this elegant work heads to auction in Sotheby's Master Paintings & Sculpture Evening sale on 25 January, now is the chance to acquire a painting from the peak of Gentileschi’s career with exceptional royal provenance. Ahead of the auction, watch the video to learn how the Italian artist captured the subject’s ethereal and psychologically penetrating gaze.

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