Pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, heightened with lead white gouache and traces of black chalk, on cream laid paper, laid down on brown laid paper
Inscribed recto, lower left, in pen and brown ink: 'H Brandi"; recto, lower center on mount, in graphite: "Hyacinthe Brandi"; verso on mount, upper right, in graphite: "6"
235 × 208 mm
Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Francesco Abbate, Pietro da Cortona (Milan, 1965).
Giuliano Briganti, Pietro da Cortona (Florence, 1967), p. 208, no. 156.
Jorg Merz, Pietro da Cortona: Der Aüfstieg zum führenden Maler in barocken Rom (Wasmuth, 1991), p. 203, fig. 441.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, “Old Master Drawings,” 1976, cat. 115 (ill.), cat. by Ebria Feinblatt.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Drawings in Dialogue: Old Master Through Modern, The Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection,” June 3–July 30, 2006, p. 38, cat. 13 (ill.).
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Strokes of Genius: Italian Drawings from the Goldman Collection,” November 1, 2014-February 1, 2015.
Jean François Gigoux (1806–1894), Paris [his dry stamp (Lugt 1164) recto, lower left]. Jacques Petithory (1929–1992), Paris [his stamp (not in Lugt) recto, lower right, and verso, center on mount, in black]; Robert M. Light, Boston, by 1976 [Los Angeles 1976]; sold to Dorothy Braude Edinburg; given to the Art Institute in 1998.
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