Signed in pen and black ink at lower right corner, "Ferrario C."; inscribed on mat in type print, at upper center, "Opera Romeo e Giulietta", and at bottom center, "Ferrario C"; below this, handwritten in pencil, "IX-B-8".
This sheet belongs to a group of twenty-seven drawings by the artist that were part of a now dismembered album. It is pasted onto a secondary support that serves as a mat.
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975, former owner.
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Romeo e Guiletta.