Mercury and the Decapitated Argus
Pen and brown ink, with light brown wash, over black chalk, on paper; framing line in black chalk.
8 5/8 x 5 3/4 inches (219 x 146 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
Numbered at upper right, in pen and black-gray ink, "97".
Giovanni Piancastelli, Rome (no mark; see Lugt S. 2078a); Edward and Mary Brandegee, Boston (no mark; see Lugt S. 1860c); János Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
Neumeyer, Alfred, and János Scholz. Drawings from Bologna 1520-1800. Oakland : Mills College Art Gallery, 1957, no. 66.
Piancastelli, Giovanni, 1845-1926, former owner.
Brandegee, Edward, former owner.
Brandegee, Mary, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.