The Cave of Dionysius, Syracuse
Pen and brown ink over graphite on laid paper.
18 1/8 x 10 13/16 inches (460 x 275 mm)
Signed, dated, and inscribed on the mount, "The cave of Dionysus Syracuse July y(e) 10th 1772-- John Brown Fecit p(r). W Young E--".
Watermark: Strasbourg bend and fleur-de-lis over letters "C & IH".
Sale, London, Christie's, 8 July 1986, lot 7 repr.; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.
Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 25, repr.
Denison, Cara D. et al. The Thaw Collection : Master Drawings and New Acquisitions. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1994, no. 45.
Thaw, Eugene Victor, former owner.
Thaw, Clare, former owner.