Pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, over black chalk, on buff laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper
Inscribed recto, upper right, in pen and brown ink: "del Vivarino"; upper right, in graphite: "lira (?)"
139 × 215 mm
The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Hans Tietze and E. Tietze-Conrat, The Drawings of the Venetian Painters in the 15th and 16th Centuries (New York, 1944), no. 643, pl. 24, fig. 1 (as “school of Carpaccio”).
Jan Lauts, Carpaccio Vittore, 1455-1525 Paintings and Drawings (London,1962), p. 278, no. 54 (as “the work of an immediate follower of Carpaccio’s).
Michelangelo Muraro, Carpaccio (Firenze, 1966), p. 11 (as attributed to Benedetto Carpaccio).
Michelangelo Murraro, I Disegni di Vittore Carpaccio (Firenze, 1977), p. 34, fig. 69 (as Benedetto Carpaccio).
Joachim Harold and Susanne Folds McCullagh, Italian Drawings of the 15th, 16th, and 17th Centuries, The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1979), p. 43, no. 1G12 (as Benedetto Carpaccio [?])
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. 73-4, no. 90 (ill.).
Art Institute of Chicago, “151 Italian Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago,” Dec. 1979-Mar. 1980, pp. 22-23, no. 5, pl. 8 (as Vittore Carpaccio [Studio]), cat. by Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh; also traveled to the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Art Institute of Chicago, “Drawings Rediscovered: Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago,” Apr. 12-June 22, 1997.
Sold, Puttick & Simpson, London, May 15, 1914, part of lot 85, to William F. E. Gurley (1854–1943), Chicago [stamp (Lugt 5308), recto, lower right, 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 90
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