Study for a Portrait of the Duke of Noailles. Verso: Study of a man sleeping
Black chalk, with white chalk, on brown paper.
14 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches (362 x 248 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
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George Guy (1818-1893), fourth Earl of Warwick (Lugt 2600); his sale, London, Christie's, 20 May 1896; Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 268, repr.
Warwick, George Guy Greville, Earl of, 1818-1893, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.