Brush and brown washes and pen and brown ink, heightened with lead-white gouache (partially discolored), on cream laid paper
Inscribed recto, lower left, in pen and black ink: 131
334 x 410 mm (sight)
Gift of Jean and Steven Goldman
Extended information about this artwork
John A. Gere, “The Lawrence-Phillipps-Rosenbach ‘Zuccaro Album’,” Master Drawings (1970), 2, pp. 139–40, no. 48, pl. 27 (as Anonymous).
Mario Di Giampaolo, Disegni emiliani del Rinascimento, (Modena, 1989), p. 288, under no. 142.
Suzanne Folds McCullagh and Laura M. Giles, Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1997), p. 387, under no. 666.
De Moustier, La collection de dessins de l’Ecole italienne du Marquis de Lagoy (1764–1829), Mémoire de recherche, Ecole du Louvre (Paris, 2013), II:183–84, no. 517.
Oberlin, Allen Memorial Museum, From Studio to Studiolo: Florentine Draftsmanship under the First Medici Grand Dukes, 1991, cat. 23, as Jacopo Ligozzi.
Art Institute of Chicago, Strokes of Genius: Italian Drawings from the Goldman Collection, Nov. 1, 2014–Feb. 1, 2015, pp. 96–97, 178, cat. 26 (color ill.).
Bartolomeo Cavaceppi (1716–1799), Rome, to Willem Anne Lestevenon (1750–c. 1830), Paris, 1788/91; to Jean-Baptiste-Florentin-Gabriel de Meryan, Marquis de Lagoy (1764–1829), Aix-en-Provence, 1805 [(Lugt 1710), as no. 111 of Lagoy’s manuscript inventory drawn in 1809–10 (“Ecole romaine ep. 3. Federico Zuccaro […] des collections Cavaceppi, Levenston”)]; to Samuel Woodburn (1786–1853), London; to Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769–1830), London [Lugt 2445]; to Samuel Woodburn; sold, Christies, London, June 4, 1860, as part of lot 1074 (as Zucchero (F. and T.)—a most interesting series of 20 drawings representing Incidents in the Life of Taddeo Zuchero […], followed by 53 specimens of their works […]). Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792¬–1872); by descent to his grandson, Thomas Fitzroy Fenwick (1856–1938); to Dr. A.S.W Rosenbach (1876–1952), Philadelphia, 1930; to the Philip H. and A.S. W. Rosenbach Foundation, Philadelphia, 1950; to the British Rail Pension Fund, 1978; sold, Sotheby’s, New York, Jan. 11, 1990, lot 51 (as Jacopo Ligozzi). Thomas Williams Fine Art, London, 1991. Sold by W. M. Brady & Co., New York, Jean and Steven Goldman, 2013; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2018.
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