Madonna Mourning: Studies for the Entombment of Christ
Italy (Artist's nationality:)
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Inscribed recto, lower left, in graphite: Illegible; inscribed verso, lower center, in graphite: "BB"; lower right, in graphite: "Caracci"
16.8 × 27.2 cm (6 5/8 × 10 3/4 in.)
Bequest of Dr. William D. Shorey
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Denis Mahon, Il Guercino, Catalogo Critico dei Dipinti (Bologna, 1968), p. 209.
London, P.&D. Colnaghi, “An Exhibition of Old Master Drawings,” 28 June-21 July 1984, no. 21.
Cambridge, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, “Guercino, Master Draftsman: Works from North American Collections,” 15 February-31 March 1991 no. 61; also traveled to The National Gallery of Canada/Musée des Beaux-Arts du Canada, Ottawa, 13 May-16 June 1991 and The Cleveland Museum of Art, 27 August-13 October 1991.
The Art Institute of Chicago, 4 August 1994-31 January 1995.
P&D Colnaghi, London, 1984 [London 1984]. Bequeathed by Dr. William D. Shorey (died 1992), Chicago, to the Art Institute, 1993.
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