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Pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash on cream laid paper
28.9 × 21.1 cm (11 7/16 × 8 5/16 in.)
Regenstein Endowment Fund
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London, Royal Academy, Drawings by Old Masters, Aug. 13–Oct. 25, 1953, p. 41, cat. 149.
London, Royal Academy, The Paul Oppé Collection: English Watercolours and Old Master Drawings, 1958, p. 44, cat. 285.
Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada, Exhibition of Works from the Paul Oppé Collection: English Water Colours and Old Master Drawings, Mar. 9–Apr. 3, 1961, n.p., cat. 125.
Bologna, Palazzo dell’Achiginnasio, Il Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, 1591-1666): Catalogo critico dei disegni, Sept. 1–Nov. 18, 1968, p. 214, cat. 234 (ill.).
London, British Museum, Drawings by Guercino from British Collections, May 17–Aug. 18, 1991, pp. 224 (ill.) and 225, cat. 209.
New York, Nicholas Hall, Metamorphosis: Liu Dan’s Fantastic Landscape and the Renaissance, Sept. 13–Nov. 23, 2018, pp. 50-53 (color ill.).
The Gennari family, Casa Gennari, Bologna. John Bouverie (c. 1723–1750), from c. 1745; by descent to his sister, Anne Bouverie (died 1757); by descent to her husband, John Hervey (died 1764); by descent to his son, Christopher Hervey (died 1786); by descent to his aunt, Elizabeth Bouverie (died 1798; surviving sister of John Bouverie); bequeathed to Sir Charles Middleton, later 1st Baron Barham (1726–1813); by descent to his son-in-law, Sir Gerard Noel, 2nd Baron Barham (1759–1838); by descent to his son, Charles Noel, later 1st Earl of Gainsborough; by descent; sold, Christie’s, London, July 27, 1922, part of lot 85, to Parsons; sold by E. Parsons and Sons, London, to Adolf Paul Oppé (1878–1957), London, Aug. 5, 1922; by descent, to at least 1961. Sold by W. M. Brady, New York, to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2018.
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