Artist Pier Leone Ghezzi, Italian, 1674-1755
Title
  • A Caricature of a Man Holding His Hat Under His Left Arm
Date between 1674 and 1755
Medium pen and dark brown ink on off-white laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 10 7/8 × 7 3/4 inches (27.6 × 19.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR129.1
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, verso, upper left: 366.B [underscored]
Inscribed, in pen and black ink, verso, lower right: D.i.R.
J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA);
May 8, 1894, sold by (American Art Association, New York, New York, USA) no. 298.
James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, p. 110, no. 51.