Pen and brown ink and black chalk, with brush and brown wash, heightened with gouache, on green laid paper, laid down on tan laid card
Inscribed recto, lower left near center, in pen and brown ink (Resta/Somers number): "l.130"; lower center on mount, in pen and brown ink (in J. Richardson, Sr.'s hand): "Paolo Veronese"; lower center on mount, in graphite: "Carletto CALIARI"; inscribed verso, upper center on mount, in pen and brown ink (in J. Richardson, Sr.'s hand): "Y. 17"
208 × 306 mm
The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Hans Tietze and Erica Tietze-Conrat, The Drawings of the Venetian Painters in the 15th and 16th Centuries (New York, 1944), p. 358, no. 2198.
Luciana Crosato Larcher, “Per Gabriele Caliari,” Arte Veneta 18 (1964), pp. 174-75.
Luciana Crosato Larcher, “Per Carletto Caliari,” Arte Veneta 21 (1967), pp. 108-24.
Richard Cocke, “Observations on Some Drawings by Paolo Veronese,” Master Drawings 11 (1973), pp. 138-49, pls. 1-15.
Giulio Bora, I Disegni del Codice Resta (Bologna, 1976), under caption for no. 102 (as Carletto Caliari).
Harold Joachim, Italian Drawins of the 15th, 16th, and 17th Centuries, The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1979), pp. 27-28, no. 1D12 (as Carletto Caliari).
Suzanne Folds McCullagh and Laura M. Giles, Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Collection (Chicago, 1997), p. 46, no. 51 (ill.).
Art Institute of Chicago, “A Century of Progress: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture,” June 1-Nov. 1, 1933, p. 86, cat. 798 (as Carlo Caliari).
Probably Padre Sebastiano Resta (1635-1714), Milan [see Lugt 2992 and Lugt Suppl. 2993]. Probably Monsignor Giovanni Matteo Marchetti, Bishop of Arezzo (died 1704), Arezzo [see Lugt 2911]; probably bequeathed to his nephew, Cavaliere Orazio Marchetti, Pistoia; sold, probably through John Talman (died 1726), Hinkworth, Herfordshire [see Lugt 2462], to John, Lord Somers, London, 1710 [script (Lugt 2981)]; probably sold, Motteux, London, May 16, 1717. John Richardson, Sr. [script (Lugt 2983) verso, upper center on mount, in pen and brown ink and recto, lower center on mount, pen and brown ink]. Dr. William Ogle, London; sold, Sotheby’s, London, Feb. 6, 1913, part of lot 179, as “P. Veronese, Adoration of the Magi” to Maggs Bros., London. William F. E. Gurley (1854–1943), Chicago [stamp (Lugt 5308), recto, lower left, and verso, center on mount, in black]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago for the Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection, 1922 [stamp (Lugt 1230b), verso, center on mount, in black].
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