Sacrifice of Cain and Abel, with God the Father Above
Italy (Artist's nationality:)
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Inscribed recto, across bottom edge on former mount, in graphite: "The Sacrifice of Cain and Abel School of Michelangelo"
39.2 × 28.3 cm (15 7/16 × 11 3/16 in.)
The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection
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Suzanne Folds McCullagh and Laura M. Giles, Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Collection (Chicago, 1997), p. 251, no. 325 (ill.).
Sold, Puttick & Simpson, London, May 15, 1914, part of lot 85, to William F. E. Gurley (1854–1943), Chicago [stamp (Lugt 5308), recto, lower right, in black]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago for the Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection, 1922 [stamp (Lugt 1230b), lower center on former mount, in black].
McCullagh & Giles 325
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