Attributed to David Loggan
Bust-Length Portrait of a Young Woman
Graphite, some stumping, on vellum.
4 1/4 x 3 7/16 inches (105 x 87 mm), oval
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
Inscribed (signed?) and dated at lower right: D.L. / deli[n] [cut off] / 167[cut off]; above this in another hand: 1672; on album leaf at lower right of drawing in graphite: by D.L..[?] / 1672; in another hand, overwriting the "L" in previous inscription: Loggan / signed / D.L. 1672; at upper left of drawing: x 27; at upper right of drawing: 50.
Richard Bull, Ongar, Essex (Lugt 314 and Lugt S. 314); Alphonse Wyatt Thibaudeau (ca. 1840-ca. 1892), London and Paris; his sale, London, Sotheby's, 9-13 December 1889, lot 1146; 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.