11 November 1996
Lodewijk Toeput, Il Pozzoserrato (c.1550-c.1603)
Hermits in a Landscape with Christ and God the Father above
inscribed 'Polidore caravage'
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown and blue wash, heightened with white, ink gall losses
103 x 257 mm.
From an album assembled by Madame Jacques-F©liz Duban (1797-1871), born Debret, to her nephew, Paul Duvivier de Streel, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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For comparable handling of the pen work see a drawing in the Uffizi, Florence (T. Gerszi, The Draughtsmanship of Lodewijk Toeput, Master Drawings, New York, 1992, XXX, no. 10, fig. 21), and one sold at Christie's, London, 8 December 1981, lot 12.
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