Attributed to Biagio Pupini
Fortuna or Vanitas, Standing on a Wheel, and a Seated Female Figure (Sibyl?). Verso: Two Seated Female Figures, One Holding a Basket (Tuccia?)
Brush and brown wash, with white opQUE Wtercolor, over black chalk, on blue paper; verso: black chalk, pen and brown ink and wash, with white opaque watercolor; drawing is laid down on an album page, on the verso of which, a window, framed in pen and brown ink, has been cut to reveal the verso of the sheet.
15 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches (393 x 268 mm); verso, opening of window: 6 5/8 x 8 1/8 inches (167 x 207 mm)
Sir Peter Lely, London (1618-1680; Lugt 2092); William Gibson; Earl of Pembroke; sale, London, Sotheby's, 24 November 1924, lot 46, bt by Wilson, 10 shillings; Hans M. Calmann, London; from whom purchased 1947/49 by János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).