Pen and brown ink, and brush and brown wash, with white and blue gouache, over graphite, on cream laid paper, prepared with a brown wash ground
373 × 250 mm
Purchased with funds provided by Margaret Day Blake in memory of Robert Allerton
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Harold Joachim, Italian Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries and Spanish Drawings of the 17th through 19th Centuries (Chicago, 1980), no. 1A2.
Elisabeth Kieven and John Pinto, Pietro Bracci and Eighteenth-Century Rome: Drawings for Architecture and Sculpture in the Canadian Centre for Architecture and other Collections (University Park, Pa. and Montreal, 2001).
The Art Institute of Chicago, “A Quarter Century of Collecting: Drawings Given to The Art Institute of Chicago 1944-1970 by Margaret Day Blake,” April 28-June 7, 1970, n.p., cat. 18 (ill.), as “Study for a Funerary Monument.”
The William Benton Museum of Art, The University of Connecticut, “The Academy of Europe, Rome in the 18th Century,” October 13-November 21, 1973, cat. 61.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “151 Italian Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago,” December 1979-March 1980, cat. 129, cat. by Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh; also traveled to the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
New York, The Drawing Center, New York University, “Sculptors’ Drawings Over Six Centuries,” March 18- June 20, 1981, cat. 35; also traveled to The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Tex., July 23-September 20, 1981.
The artist’s family [according to Pini di San Miniato]; by descent to Count Arturo di Pini di San Miniato; sold to the Art Institute, 1966.
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