Pier Francesco Mola (Italian, Coldrerio 1612–1666 Rome)
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash
2-7/8 x 7-7/8 in. (7.3 x 20 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1965
Not on view
Signature: Collector's mark of Richard Cosway at lower left recto: Lugt 628.
Richard Cosway (British, Oakford, Devon 1742–1821 London); E. A. Wrangham(according to Sotheby's); Sotheby's, London, July 1, 1965, no. 23; P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Museo Cantonale d'Arte, Lugano. "Pier Francesco Mola 1612-1666," September 23, 1989–November 19, 1989.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 26, 2001–May 21, 2001.
Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 292, fig. no. 292, p. 223, ill.
Anna Forlani Tempesti "Il disegno italiano nel Seicento." La Pittura in Italia. Il Seicento. Vol. 2, Second ed. revised. Milan, 1989, p. 566, fig. 852.
Laura Laureati, Almamaria Mignosi Tantillo, Nicholas Turner et al. Pier Francesco Mola 1612-1666 Exh. cat. Museo Cantonale d'Arte, Lugano, and Musei Capitolini, Rome. Ed. by Manuela Kahn-Rossi, Milan, 1989, pp. 282-83, no. III.100 (exh. in Lugano only, entry by Nicholas Turner), ill.