Pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash, heightened with lead white, over incising, on cream laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper
Inscribed recto, lower right, in pen and brown ink: "184"; lower center on mount, in graphite: "Daedalus and Icarus / from the Collections of / Count Bianconi, T. Dimsdale + Sir. T Lawrence."; upper right on mount, in graphite: "117"
343 × 264 mm
Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection
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Catalogue of the Ellesmere Collection of Drawings at Bridgewater House (London, 1898), no. 7.
London, Lawrence Gallery, Fifth Exhibition, nos. 1 and 3.
Count Bianconi [London 1972 auc. cat.]. Thomas Dimsdale (1758–1823) [his stamp (Lugt 2426) verso, lower left on mount, in black]. Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769–1830) [his dry stamp (Lugt 2445) recto, lower left]; Lord Francis Egerton, 1st Earl of Ellesmere (1800–1857) [his stamp (Lugt Suppl. 2710b) recto, lower center, in black]. Sold, Sotheby’s, London, December 5, 1972, lot 61, to Robert M. Light, Boston, for Dorothy Braude Edinburg; given to the Art Institute, 1998.
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