4 July 2000
Simone Cantarini (1612-1648)
Head of a novice
with inscriptions 'Simon Cantarini' and another illegible
black and red chalk, silhouetted in pale grey wash, on light brown paper
210 x 159 mm.
Possibly A.J. Dezallier d'Argenville (L. 2951), his erased mark, confused with 'Comte de Vichy'.
Graf Johannes von Ross (L. 2693).
Walter Shirley, Bishop of Sodor and Man, and by descent to
Walter, 11th Earl Ferrers (1890-1944), Ditchingham Hall, Bungay, Suffolk, and by descent to
The Hon. Andrew Shirley.
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P.& D. Colnaghi, 1954, no. 13.
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