Giovan Gioseffo dal Sole
The Bird Catchers
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over red chalk, on paper.
8 x 10 5/8 inches (204 x 270 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
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Inscribed on verso at upper left, in pen and dark brown ink, "Gio: Giosoffo dal Sole"; at upper right, "No. 84"; on back of old mount now removed, at left, "Giov- Giosoffo dal Sole, / nato in Bologna l'anno / 1654; nel 1719 -", and "No. 220".
Richard Philipps, 1st Lord Milford (Lugt S. 2687); by descent to Sir John Philipps; sold in 1943 or 1946 to Hans M. Calmann, London; from whom purchased in 1950 by János Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).