Inscribed at lower left, in pen and brown ink: "d'apres Parmens"; on verso, in pen and brown ink: "Parmens".
The Morgan’s drawing corresponds to the lower right-hand part of a much larger sheet in the British Museum, which is also classified as a copy after Niccolò dell’Abbate.1 A drawing in the Göteborg Kunstmuseum appears to be the original from which the British Museum sheet was copied.2
- British Museum, London, inv. 1950-4-1-6.
- Göteborg Kunstmuseum, Gothenburg, inv. Hdt 23/1915; Turner, in Modena 2005, 372-73, no. 153.
Selected references: Scholz 1976, 14, no. 39 (as Nicolò dell'Abate); Fellows Report 1981, 173 (as Nicolò dell'Abate); Turner, in Modena 2005, 372-73, under no. 153 (as copy after Nicolò dell'Abate).
Scholz, Janos. Italian Master Drawings, 1350-1800, from the János Scholz Collection. New York : Dover, 1976, no. 39, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Nineteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978-1980. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981, p. 173.
Saint-Saphorin, Armand-François-Louis de Mestral de, 1738-1805, former owner.
Bovet, Alfred, b. 1859, former owner.
Burnand, Eugène, 1850-1921, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.