Pier Francesco Mola
Oil over red chalk on laid paper; verso: outline of two heads in red chalk.
6 7/8 x 10 3/8 inches (175 x 264 mm)
Thaw Collection, Jointly Owned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Morgan Library & Museum, Gift of Eugene V. Thaw, 2009.
Sale, New York, Christie's, 22 January 2004, lot 61; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.
"Nicholas Turner dates this study ca. 1651-52"--Studying Nature (cited below), p. 135.