Charcoal or soft black chalk, highlighted with traces of white chalk, on blue-gray paper faded light brown.
sheet: 15 3/16 x 19 5/8 in. (38.5 x 49.9 cm)
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Not on view
Inscription: The recto is annotated by an early hand, at bottom left, in blue chalk: "93".
Donor: Walter C. Baker (American, 1893–1971)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Walter C. Baker Collection of Drawings," June 2, 1960–September 4, 1960.
Morgan Library & Museum, New York. "Drawings from New York Collections, II. The Seventeenth Century in Italy," February 23, 1967–April 22, 1967.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints by the Carracci," April 24, 1973–July 1, 1973.
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Michael Jaffé "The Master Hand of Rubens [review of Julius Held', "Rubens, Selected Drawings," vol. I]" in Art News. vol. 58, 1959, p. 62.
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