Black chalk on ivory laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper
Inscribed recto, lower left, in pen and brown ink: "empoli"; lower center on mount, in graphite: "J da Empoli"; lower center on mount, in graphite: "Cha / . . . " [?]; inscribed verso, lower right on mount, in pen and brown ink: "Coln Chas 1st. / CB"
280 × 172 mm
The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection
Extended information about this artwork
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. 357-59, no. 564 (ill.).
Charles I (1600-1649), England [inscription, verso, lower right on mount, in pen and brown ink]. Unknown collector [script (Lugt 494), verso, lower right on mount, in pen and brown ink]. N. lanier or Lanière [stamp (Lugt 2885), recto, lower right, in black]. Dr. C. D. Ginsburg [stamp (Lugt 1145), recto, lower left, in black]; sold, Sotheby’s, London, July 20, 1915, part of lot 10, as J. Chimenti, to William F. E. Gurley (1854–1943), Chicago [stamps (Lugt 5308), recto, lower right, 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].
McCullagh & Giles 564
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