6 July 2004
Domenico Piola (Genoa 1627-1703)
A seated shepherd with a dog: study for a lunette
with inscription '226'
black chalk, pen and brown ink, blue, grey and brown wash
5 7/8 x 10 3/8 in. (150 x 264 mm.)
An unidentified collector's mark (L. 2413b).
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Dr. Mary Newcome Schleier has kindly confirmed the attribution to Domenico Piola, on the basis of a photograph, in a communication dated 15 April 2004.
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