Sir David Wilkie
Three Studies of a Right Hand, One Holding an Open Book
Black chalk, with red chalk and red and gray wash, with white opaque watercolor, on paper.
13 x 10 1/4 inches (330 x 261 mm)
Gift of Elizabeth M. Riley.
Inscribed at lower edge of old mount, in pen and brown ink, "A man's hand with a Book".
Baskett & Day, London; Elizabeth M. Riley.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 315.
Watermark: none visible through lining.
Riley, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Mildred), 1907-2002, former owner.