Pen and brown ink on cream laid paper, prepared with pale orange wash, laid down on ivory wove card
Inscribed recto, lower center on mount, in pen and brown ink (in J. Richardson, Sr.'s hand): "Parmeggiano"; lower right, in pen and brown ink (in J. Richardson, Sr.'s hand): "k. 242" Lansdown Ms 802); inscribed verso, upper center on mount, in pen and brown ink (in J. Richardson, Sr.'s hand): "D. 28"
140 × 65 mm
The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection
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Albert E. Popham, “Sebastiano Resta and His Collections,” Old Master Drawings 11 (June 1936), pp. 1-19.
Sydney J. Freedberg, “Review of A. E. Popham, Catalogue of Drawings by Parmigianino,” Art Bulletin 55 (March 1973), pp. 148-50.
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. 170, no. 219 (ill.).
Art Institute of Chicago, “Drawings Rediscovered: Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago,” Apr. 12-June 22, 1997.
Art Institute of Chicago, “151 Italian Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago,” Dec. 1979-Mar. 1980, cat. 13, pl. 18, cat. by Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh; also traveled to the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Padre Sebastiano Resta (1635-1714), Milan (see Lugt 2992 and Lugt Suppl. 2993). Monsignor Giovanni Matteo Marchetti, Bishop oof Arezzo (died 1704), Arezzo (see Lugt 2911); bequeathed to his nephew, Cavaliere Orazio Marchetti, Pistoia; sold, probably through John Talman (died 1726), Hinkworth, Hertfordshire (see Lugt 2462), to John, Lord Somers, 1710 [script (Lugt 2981) recto, lower right, in pen and brown ink]; sold, London, Motteux, May 16, 1717. Walter T. Spencer, London [according to Gurley Card Index]. 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, lower center on mount, in black].
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