Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, on ivory laid paper
22.4 × 14.9 cm (8 7/8 × 5 7/8 in.)
Samuel P. Avery Collection
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Terisio Pignatti, I disegni veneziani del Settecento (Canova, 1966), p. 182 (ill.).
Julius Held and Donald Posner, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Art (Englewood Cliffs, 1971), p. 344, (ill.).
Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh, Italian Drawings in the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago and London, 1979), p. 79, no. 118, pl. 127.
Harold Joachim, Italian Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries and Spanish Drawings from the 17th through 19th Centuries (Chicago, 1980), p. 49, no. 2B3.
Rhode Island School of Design, “Caricature and Its Role in Graphic Satire,” April 7-May 9, 1971, cat. 36.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Italian Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago,” 1979-1980, cat. 118, cat. by Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh; traveled to The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C..
The Art Institute of Chicago, “18th Century Venetian Drawings,” January 11-May 5, 1985.
Arthur Kay, Edinburgh; sold, Christie’s, London, April 9, 1943, Kay sale, lot 247. Possibly Arcade Gallery, London [according to Joachim and McCullagh 1979]. Sold by Koetser Gallery, New York, to the Art Institute, 1944.
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