Discussion Among a Group of Figures, One of Them, at Left, Reading a Note
Pen and brown ink and wash, with white sopaque watercolor, over black chalk, on paper; additional touches of red chalk.
10 3/16 x 14 9/16 inches (258 x 370 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
George Guy, Earl of Warwick (1818-1893; Lugt 2600); possibly his sale, London, Christie's, 21 May 1896, lot 297 "Various Compositions, after Raffaelle", one of three; 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.