Head of a Jester Holding a Marot
Pen and brown ink and wash on laid paper.
8 1/8 x 6 3/4 inches (207 x 166 mm)
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
Charles Bampfylde Braham (1822-1884), London; his sister, Frances Elizabeth Anne Braham, Countess Waldegrave (1821-1879), Radstock, Somerset, and Strawberry Hill, Twickenham; on her death the album was returned to her brother and on his death it was sold by Lady Waldegrave's solicitor, R. Macarthur (Macarthurs & Drolling Smith), London, to Sir Edward Lee (1833-1904), London, ca. 1890; Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son J.P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
Originally on page 31 of the Braham Album compiled by C.B. Braham, a musician, and presented to his sister Frances Countess Waldegrave.
Anonymous, Italian School, 17th century.
Braham, Charles Bampfylde, 1823-1884, former owner.
Waldegrave, Frances Elizabeth Anne Braham, Countess, 1821-1879, former owner.
Lee, Edward, 1833-1904, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.
Morgan, J. P. (John Pierpont), 1867-1943, former owner.