Pen and brown ink and brush and brown ink wash, with black chalk, brush and gray wash, and opaque white watercolor, on pieced cream laid paper
Signed recto, lower left, in black ink: "Abraham Bloëmaert f."
27 × 37.8 cm (10 11/16 × 14 15/16 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by the Joseph and Helen Regenstein Foundation
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Sylvie Beguin, L’Ecole de Fontainebleau (Paris, 1972–1973), no. 87.
Harold Joachim (compiled by Sandra Haller Olsen), French Drawings of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (Chicago, 1977), p. 15, no. 1C2.
Sylvie Beguin, “L’art de peinture et de sculpture d’Ambroise Dubois à Fontainebleau,” La Revue du Louvre, 29:3 (1979), p. 233, under note 13.
La Renaissance et le Nouveau Monde (Québec: Musée du Québec, 1984), p. 316. [entry authored by Marie-Éliane Béguin]
Marcel G. Roethlisberger, Abraham Bloemaert and his Sons, Paintings and Prints (Davaco: Ghent, 1993), 2 vols., cat. C23, vol. I, p. 433, reproduced vol. II, fig. 384.
Shelley Perlove and George S. Keyes (editors), Seventeenth-Century European Drawings in Midwestern Collections (University of Notre Dame Press, 2014), pp. 223, fig 2 (ill.).
Art Institute of Chicago, Helen Regenstein Collection of European Drawings, Summer 1974, pp. 48–49, cat. 23 (ill.).
Cleveland Museum of Art, From Fontainebleau to the Louvre: French Drawing from the Seventeenth Century, Dec. 13, 1989–Jan. 23, 1990, pp. 20-21, cat. 1; also, Cambridge, Mass., Fogg Art Museum, Feb. 24–Apr. 18, 1990.
Art Institute of Chicago, In Context: Recent Acquisitions to the Regenstein Collection, Feb. 20–Apr. 28, 1995.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Rubens, Rembrandt, and Drawing in the Golden Age”, September 28, 2019 - January 5, 2020, pp. 159, 163, (ill.), 166, 281, 294, cat. 57, cat. by Victoria Sancho Lobis, et. al.
Nourri [letter from Dominique Cordellier of June 26, 1997 in the curatorial file]. Jan Baptist de Graaf (1742–1804), Amsterdam [embossed stamp (Lugt 1120) recto lower right]. Sold by William H. Schab Gallery, New York, to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1973.
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