Black chalk with brush and brown wash, on blue laid paper (discolored to brownish green), laid down on cream wove card
Inscribed recto, on table at right, in black chalk: "1553"; recto, lower center on mount, in pen and brown ink: "Bassano"
37.6 × 22.8 cm (14 13/16 × 9 in.)
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. 325-26, no. 452 (ill.).
Robert Low [stamp (Lugt 2222), recto, lower center on mount, in purple]; sold,Sotheby’s, London, June 30, 1910, part of lot 63 (as Bassano), to Maggs Bros., London. 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 452
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