Pier Francesco Mola
A Geographer Looking at a Globe
Pen and brown ink and wash, on laid paper adhered to decorative mount.
7 3/8 x 5 3/16 inches (187 x 131 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
Frothingham; Guastalla; Frank Jewett Mather, Jr., Princeton (Lugt S. 1853a); Herbert Bittner, New York; from whom acquired in 1939/40 by 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. 81 (as Guercino).
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 362.
Frothingham, former owner.
Guastalla, former owner.
Mather, Frank Jewett, former owner.
Bittner, Herbert, former owner.
Scholz, Janos, former owner.