The Toilet of Psyche. Verso: Profile Bust of a Woman
Red chalk, pen and red ink, red wash, heightened with white, on paper.
13 7/8 x 10 1/16 inches (353 x 256 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
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Inscribed on verso, at lower center, in graphite, "1450"; below at right, in another hand, "Francesco Mazzuoli, Parmigiano / 1503-1540".
Nicholas Lanier (see Lugt 2885); Charles Fairfax Murray; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan in London 1910 (no mark; see Lugt 1509).
Formerly attributed to School of Parmigianino.