Bernardo Strozzi (Genoa 1581 - 1644 Venice)
Black chalk, heightened with touches of white chalk, on buff paper, laid down.
7 5/8 x 7 in. • 194 x 178 mm
From an album in the so-called 'Sagredo-Borghese' collection, with provenance as follows: Zaccaria Sagredo, Venice (Lugt 2103a); By descent to his nephew, Gherardo Sagredo, Venice; His widow, Cecilia Grimani Sagredo; Thence by descent; Dispersed in a series of sales after 1743; Possibly Jean-Jacques de Boissieu, Lyon, and thence by descent to the Baron de la Chapelle, Mâcon; Anonymous sale ('Dessins italiens d'un album 'Sagredo-Borghese' de la collection d'un amateur français'), Monaco, Christie's, 2 July 1993, lot 41; W. M. Brady & Co., New York, in 1994; Acquired in March 1994 by a private collection, Switzerland.