26 January 2012
PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
Attributed to Pier Francesco di Jacopo Foschi (Florence 1502-1567)
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, traces of white heightening
9 1/8 x 7¼ in. (23.7 x 18.5 cm.)
B. Jolles (L. 381).
M. Polakovits (L. online 3561).
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 28 January 1998, lot 86, where acquired by the present owner.
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