Copy after Anthony van Dyck

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Copy after Anthony van Dyck
Two Heads and Slight Indication of a Face
Black chalk, with red chalk on the upper head, on paper.
7 7/16 x 5 9/16 inches (188 x 142 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 182

Inscribed at lower right corner, in brown ink, "Van Dyck"; in corners of mount, numbered in different hands, in graphit, "165, 89, 166". On verso of mount, in brown ink, "Tl.60./ P.24/ Tl. 47 / 48 / F.9.P.14 / F.", Richardson's pressmarks.

Jonathan Richardson, Sr. (Lugt 2184); Guillaume Hubert (Lugt and Lugt S. 1160); 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.

Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 182.
Stampfle, Felice, with the assistance of Ruth S. Kraemer and Jane Shoaf Turner. Netherlandish Drawings of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries and Flemish Drawings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1991, p. 127, no. 278, repr.


Watermark: none.

Associated names: 

Richardson, Jonathan, 1665-1745, former owner.
Hubert, Guillaume, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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