Attributed to David Loggan
Portrait of a Man (Henry Compton?)
Graphite, some stumping, brush and black and gray wash, on vellum.
5 3/16 x 4 5/16 inches (132 x 108 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
Inscribed on album leaf beneath drawing in graphite: Loggan / H Compton B of London; at right of drawing: Murray III. 18; at lower left: H. Compton, Dean of London; at upper left: x / 25; at upper right: 49.
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.