Pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash, over black chalk, on ivory laid paper
30.4 × 45.6 cm (12 × 18 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by the Joseph and Helen Regenstein Foundation
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Antonio Morassi, Dessins Vénitiens du 18ème Siècle de la Collection du Duc de Talleyrand (Milan, 1958), pp. 9-10, and 30 (ill.).
Antonio Morassi, Guardi: i Disegni (Venice, 1975), p. 187, no. 632, fig. 614.
Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh, Italian Drawings in the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago and London, 1979), p. 85, no. 134, pl. 141.
Paris, Galeries Cailleux, “Tiepolo et Guardi,” 1952, cat. 109.
Paris, Petit Palais, “Peinture Italienne au 17ème Siècle,” 1960/61, cat. 311.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Regenstein Collection of European Drawings,” 1974, pp. 42-43, cat. 20 (ill.), cat. by Harold Joachim.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “18th Century Venetian Drawings,” January 11-May 5, 1985.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Great Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago: The Harold Joachim Years 1958-1983,” July 24-September 30, 1985, pp. 50-51, cat. 15 (ill.), cat. by Martha Tedeschi.
Sold by Lucille Cohen, London, to the Marquis de Biron (Guillaume de Gontaut-Biron; died 1939), Paris, 1909 [according to Paris 1952]; by descent to his nephew, the Duc de Talleyrand, Paris, by 1958 [according to Morassi 1958]. Sold by Rosenberg and Steibel, New York, to the Art Institute, 1968.
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