Portrait of a Woman
Black chalk, heightened with white chalk, on blue laid paper.
8 13/16 x 6 5/8 inches (223 x 168 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
Inscribed at upper left of verso, in pen and brown ink, "89" / "Figlia di Pirarha(?)".
William Mayor, London (Lugt 2799); 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.