Provenance: Dr. Ludwig A. Emge, San Francisco;
Notes and attributions from old AFGA file:
Phyllis Hattis (ca. l9732?): Notes similarity to AFGA drawing of Della Bella’s treatment of the horse, especially around the head, in a study for a print of a black man holding a horse, no. 44 in the drawing collection at the Hermitage Museum, Leningrad ( St. Petersburg).;
Agnes Mongan (July 1972): Likes the attribution to Della Bella.;
Philip Pouncey (Nov. 1983): Della Bella attribution OK.
Gift of Dr. Ludwig A. Emge
FAMSF, CPLH: The Horse in Art: Selections from the Permanent Collection, l985-l986;
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: Italian Old Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 2 Feb - 24 April 1994.
CPLH, Animals Real and Imagined, Nov 21, 1981 - Feb 7, 1982.