Michael A. Bradshaw and Kenneth S. Harris Endowment
Extended information about this artwork
Mr. Richardson, A Catalogue of Framed and Glazed Prints and Drawings from the Herculaneum of the Late Edward Poore, Esq., Deceased… (19-20 April 1805), no. 76.
Wilfred Whitten, ed., Nollekens and his Times (London, 1920), p. 252.
William T. Whitley, Artists and their Friends in England, 1700-1799 (London, 1928), p. 86.
John Ingamells, A Dictionary of British and Irish Travellers in Italy, 1701-1800 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997), p. 288.
Sotheby’s, European Works of Art (23 September 1998), no. 155 (withdrawn).
Peggy Fogelman, Peter Fusco, and Simon Stock, “John Deare (1759–1798): A British Neoclassical Sculptor in Rome,” Sculpture Journal 4 (2000), pp. 98–99, 115, no. 23, figs. 26, 27.
Ian Wardropper, “Collecting European Sculpture at the Art Institute of Chicago,” Apollo 154, 475 (September 2001), pp. 8–9, no. 11, fig. 10.
The Art Institute of Chicago, A Case for Wine, July11—September 20, 2009, no cat.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Shockingly Mad: Henry Fuseli and the Art of Drawing” exhibition from November 18-April 1, 2017 in the Jean and Steven Goldman Galleries 124-127.
Commissioned by Edward Poore, England, 1792, and completed in 1794 [according to Whitten 1920 and Fogelman, et al 2000]; sold, Edward Poore estate sale, Mr. Richardson’s, London, 20 April 1805, lot 76, to a private collector. Sold, Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 29 November 1975, lot 133, to Shepherd Gallery, New York; sold to Luke Burnap, New York, 8 July 1976 [according to notes from telephone conversation with Robert Kashey of Shepherd Gallery, 3 March 2003, in curatorial file]; sold to a private collector through Shepherd Gallery, New York, 1982 [according to source cited above]; bought in, Sotheby’s, New York, 23 September 1998, lot 155; sold, Sotheby’s, New York, 22 May 2001, lot 69, to the Art Institute, 2001.
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