Paul Bril (Netherlandish, Breda (?) 1553/54–1626 Rome)
late 16th–early 17th century
Black chalk, pen and brown ink, brush and brown and blue wash
sheet: 7 1/2 x 10 3/4 in. (19 x 27.3 cm)
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 2003
Not on view
Inscription: At lower center, inscribed "Paolo Brillo" in pen and brown ink; at lower right inscribed "90" (changed in "86") in pen and brown ink
Don Gaspar Méndez de Haro y Guzmán, 7th Marquès del Carpio (Spanish, Madrid 1629–1687 Naples), Marchese del Carpio e Helice, 1687 [sheet 92, drawing no. 86]; sale, Christie's, London, March 20, 1973, lot 23; Chiltern Art Gallery, London; Mondial Fine Arts Ltd.; Vendor: Mondial Fine Arts Ltd.
Christie's, London Important Old Master Drawings [Sale cat: March 20, 1973]. 1973, cat. no. 23, ill.
Louisa Wood Ruby Paul Bril: The Drawings. 1999, p. 79, cat. 7, pl. 8, ill.
Artist: Bernard van Orley (Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels)Date: 1530–35Medium: Pen and brown ink, watercolor over traces of black chalk; verso: tracing in black chalk of the figures on the rectoAccession: 1995.12On view in:Not on view
Artist: Jacob van Ruisdael (Dutch, Haarlem 1628/29–1682 Amsterdam)Date: 1650–55Medium: Black chalk; brush and gray wash; gouache; framing lines in pen and brown ink.Accession: 1995.196On view in:Not on view