5 December 2006
Emilian (?) School, 17th Century
The Holy Family
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash heightened with white on light brown paper
7 x 6 3/8 in. (179 x 169 mm.)
F.J.C. Houldsworth, Kingsbridge, Devon; Christie's, 24 May 1921, part of lot 12 (with sixteen other drawings, 5 guineas to Oppé).
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London, Royal Academy, The Paul Oppé Collection, 1958, no. 355.
Attributions to Biscaino, Faccini and Honthorst have been suggested.
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