Pen and iron gall ink, and brush and brown wash, with graphite, on buff laid paper, laid down on cream laid paper
319 × 224 mm
Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worcester Collection
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The Vasari Society for the Reproduction of Drawings by Old Masters (Oxford, 1920), no. II (ill.).
Apollo, XXIV (July, 1936), p. 60.
W. A. M., “Henry Oppenheimer: A Collector and His Ways,” London Studio, XII (1936), p. 118, 127.
Daniel Catton Rich, Catalogue of the Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worcester Collection of Paintings, Sculpture, and Drawings (Chicago, 1938), no. 101.
French Drawing, Masterpieces from Seven Centuries (Chicago, 1955-1956), p. 21, no. 32.
Emporium, CXXX (July, 1959), p. 28.
Roseline Bacou and Jacob Bean, Dessins Français du XVIIe Siècle (Paris, 1960), p. 16, no. 21.
Marcel Roethlisberger, Claude Lorrain, The Drawings, II (New Haven, 1968), no. 396 (ill.).
Harold Joachim, French Drawings from the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (Chicago, 1977), no. 1D11.
H. Diane Russell, Claude Lorrain 1600-1682 (Washington, D.C., 1982-1983), p. 224, no. 23.
London, Royal Academy of Arts, “French Art, 1200-1900,” 1932, cat. 698.
Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, “French Drawings from American Collections: Clouet to Matisse,” 1958-1959, cat. 19; traveled to Paris, Musee de Orangerie and New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
New York, Wildenstein and Company, “Master Drawings from The Art Isntitute of Chicago,” October17-November 30, 1963, n.p., cat. 37, pl. XV, as “Two Ships.”
Cleveland, Ohio, The Cleveland Museum of Art, “17th Century French Drawings From Fontainbleau to the Louvre,” December 13, 1989-January 23, 1990, cat. 28; traveled to Cambridge, Mass., Fogg Art Museum, February 24-April 18, 1990; and Ottawa, Ontario, National Gallery of Canada, May 7-June 17, 1990.
The Art Institute of Chicago, November 28, 1989-June 28, 1990 (installation).
Rev. Henry Wellesley, Oxford; sold, Sotheby’s, London, June 25, 1866, Wellesley sale, lot 847 [according to Roethlisberger]. Adalbert Freiherr von Lanna, Prague [according to Rich 1938]. Henry Oppenheimer; sold, Christie’s, London, July 10-14, 1936, Oppenheimer sale, lot 419, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Worcester, Chicago [according to RIch 1938]; given to the Art Institute, 1947.
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