Black and red chalk, with traces of pen and brown ink, on buff laid paper, incised
inscribed verso, lower center on partial mount, in pen and black ink (in "Gurley" hand): "Giusepe Cesari - 1568 - 1640. / ("Il Cavaliere d'Arpino")"; inscribed recto of former mount (according to Gurley Card Index): "From the Wellesley Coll / Cesari (Giuseppe), called Il Cavaliere d'Arpino or Le Josepin, born 1560 according to certain biographers, in 1568 according to other authors, died 3d of July 1640, - (Roman School.) Pupil of his father and of Cristofano Roncalli"
205 × 136 mm
The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection
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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. 83-84, no. 106 (ill.).
Rev. Dr. H. Wellesley [see Lugt 1384; according to inscription, on face of former mount]; sold, Sotheby’s London, June 30, 1866, part of lot 949 (as Cav. d’Arpino), to [Urban M.] Noseda [see Lugt 1948. Sold, Puttick & Simpson, London, Dec. 4, 1914, to William F. E. Gurley (1854–1943), Chicago [stamp (Lugt 5308), recto, lower right, and verso, center, in black]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago for the Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection, 1922 [stamp (Lugt 1230b), verso, center, in black].
McCullagh & Giles 106
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