Pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash, heightened with lead white (partly oxidized), over traces of red chalk, on lunette-shaped tan laid paper, squared in red chalk and pen and brown ink, laid down on ivory laid card
Inscribed recto, lower right, in pen and brown ink: "84"; inscribed verso, lower right, in graphite: "Guido Reni / ...Guercino [?]"
670 × 353 mm
The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Catherine Monbeig Goguel, “Filippo Bellini da Urbino della Scuola del Baroccio,” Master Drawings 13 (1975), pp. 347-69.
Suzanne Folds McCullagh and Laura M. Giles, Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Collection (Chicago, 1997), pp. 31-2, no. 31 (ill.).
Parsons & Sons, London [stamp (Lugt 2881) recto, lower right, in black]. Sold, Puttick & Simpson, London, Oct. 23, 1914, to William F. E. Gurley (1854–1943), Chicago; bequeathed to the Art Institute as part of the Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection, 1922.
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