Pen and brown ink, over traces of black chalk, on ivory laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper and edge-mounted on pale blue-green laid paper
Inscribed recto, upper right, in pen and brown ink: "37"; below image, in pen and brown ink: "Il P. Pepe in Roma predicando à Marinari di Ripa"; verso, lower center, in graphite: "709N"
480 x 380 mm
Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Disegni originali rappresentanti alcuni ritratti in caricatura fatti dal Cavaliere Pier Leone Ghezzi pittore romano I (Rome, 1780), p. 37 (ill.).
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Gifts of a Lifetime, Old Master Drawings,” 1998-99, checklist 21.
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. 60, cat. 33 (ill.).
Charles III, King of Spain (died 1788); Charles IV, King of Spain (died 1819); Joseph Bonaparte, King of Spain (died 1844); Ferdinand VII, King of Spain (died 1833); the 1st Duke of Wellington (died 1852), by 1813; by descent until 1972. Robert M. Light, Boston; Dorothy Braude Edinburg; given to the Art Institute, 1998.
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