The Infernall Conclave
Pen and ink with gray wash, on two pieces of paper.
6 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches (172 x 248 mm)
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan.
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Inscribed by the artist, "An encouraging reward I shall doe it / For poysening the King fivtene thowsend pounds / for Stabing the King this / for firing the city this / f[or] murding Godfrey this / Shafsbary this / To turn the plot upon the protestants / The Infernall Conclave".
Sir Robert Peel; sale, London, Robinson and Fisher?, 12-15 June 1900, part of lot 6216; H. Sotheran and Co., London; from whom purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (no mark; see Lugt 1509).
Peel, Robert, 1788-1850 former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.