9 July 2002
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, il Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bologna)
A extensive wooded landscape with two travellers on a road
with inscription 'Jean François Barbieri, dit le Guerchin Ecole de Bologne.' (verso)
pen and brown ink, minor ink gall damages
7 3/8 x 10 3/8 in. (189 x 265 mm.)
Captain Dalrymple Smith.
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Nicholas Turner has confirmed the attribution to Guercino on studying the original, and suggests a date in the 1640s.
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