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Pen and iron gall ink with brush and brown wash, on buff laid paper
Inscribed recto, lower center on pedestal, in pen and brown ink: "ABERTO / SPINULA" (?); inscribed verso, lower left, in graphite: "Bernardo Castello"; lower left, in graphite: "...7 . 9bre 1829-"
25.3 × 18.1 cm (10 × 7 3/16 in.)
The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection
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Suzanne Folds McCullagh and Laura M. Giles, Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Collection (Chicago, 1997), pp. 79-80, no. 99 (ill.).
Unknown Italian collector, early-mid nineteenth-century [script (Lugt 3005f), verso, lower left in graphite]. Given by William F. E. Gurley (1854–1943), Chicago, to the Art Institute of Chicago for the Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection, 1922.
McCullagh & Giles 99
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