Pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk, on buff laid paper, laid down on ivory laid card
Inscribed recto on mount, at lower left, in graphite: "MichAnglo Buonaroti" [sic]; verso, upper center on mount, in pen and red ink: "Lot 687"
264 × 138 mm
The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection
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Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh, Italian Drawings of the 15th, 16th, and 17th Centuries (Chicago and London, 1979), p. 32, no. 1E9 (as Luca Cambiaso).
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. 50, no. 55 (ill.).
Art Institute of Chicago, “Drawings Rediscovered: Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago,” Apr. 12-June 22, 1997.
Dr. Ridley, Croydon, England; sold, Sotheby’s, London, April 2, 1912, part of lot 212, as Michelangelo, to William F. E. Gurley (1854–1943), Chicago [stamp (Lugt 5308), recto, lower center, 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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