Devil Carrying Off a Damned Soul, after Michelangelo's "Last Judgement". Verso: Male Torso of a Scorticato (Flayed Figure)
Black and red chalks on laid paper; verso: red chalk.
8 7/8 x 6 5/16 inches (225 x 160 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
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Inscribed on verso, at lower left, in pen and black ink, "35 / 19"; beneath this, in pen and red ink, "N 3286".
Jonkheer Johann Goll van Franckenstein, Amsterdam (1722-1785; Lugt 2987); 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.
After Michelangelo Buonarroti.