Charcoal heightened with brush and lead white, on blue laid paper, edge mounted to cream wove paper
Inscribed recto, upper right, in pen and brown ink: "Giacomo Bassano/all'Umiltà"; inscribed verso, in pen and brown ink: "B.B. no. 7"; inscribed on former album sheet: "B.B. no. 101"
215 x 194 mm (max.)
Margaret Day Blake Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Suzanne Folds McCullagh and Laura M. Giles, Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Collection (Chicago, 1997), no. 20.
The Art Institute of Chicago, "Drawings Rediscovered: Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago," April 10-July 22, 1997.
Dal Ponte family, Bassano (Italy). Doge Nicolò Sagredo (d. 1676), Venice, 1651; his brother Stefano Sagredo, Venice; his son Zaccaria Sagredo (d. 1729), Venice; his nephew Gherardo Sagredo (d. 1738); his wife Cecelia Sagredo; sold, c. 1743. Private collection, Lyons, France, c. 1919 (album disbound); Maurice Marignane, Paris (Lugt 1872), from 1919; by descent to his son, Hubert Marignane, Paris (Lugt Suppl. 1343a). Private collection, Munich, 1987. Sold by Gooden & Fox, Ltd., London, to the Art Institute, 1995.
McCullagh & Giles 20
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