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Black chalk and charcoal with stumping, heightened with touches of white chalk, on blue-gray laid paper, discolored to cream, laid down on wood pulp board
50.6 × 38.5 cm (19 15/16 × 15 3/16 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by the Joseph and Helen Regenstein Foundation
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Suzanne Folds McCullagh, “‘A Lasting Monument:’ The Regenstein Collection at The Art Institute of Chicago,” The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 26, 1 (2000), pp. 5-15, fig. 5.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Helen Regenstein Collection of European Drawings,” 1974, pp. 14-15, cat. 4 (ill.), by Harold Joachim.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “European Portraits 1600-1900 in The Art Institute of Chicago,” July 8-September 11, 1978, cat. 26.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “151 Italian Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago,” 1979-1980, cat. 99, by Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh; also traveled to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C..
Washington, D.C, The National Gallery of Art, “A Tercentenary Exhibition of Drawings, Prints, and Books: Piazzetta,” November 20, 1983-February 26, 1984, cat. 37.
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. 44-45, cat. 12 (ill.), by Martha Tedeschi.
Hannover, Landesmuseums, “Venedigs Ruhm im Norden,” December 3, 1991-February 2, 1992, cat. 130D; also traveled to Ehrenhof, the Kunstmuseum Dusseldorf, February 16-April 26, 1992.
Sold by the artist to Count Johann Matthias von der Schulenburg (died 1747), Venice [invoice]; by descent, Schulenburg family, Germany and Switzerland, to around 1971 [a letter from the Paul Drey Gallery dated May 24, 1971 in curatorial file]; sold to the Paul Drey Gallery, New York, by 1971 [letter mentioned above]; sold to the Art Institute, 1971.
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