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Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no.132, Hellman no.14 as “Nasrita” by Belisario, with some uncertainty as to who Belisario is (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
From the old AFGA file:
A.M. (Agnes Mongan, July 1972): “mat writingis early to mid-17th century.”;
Philip Pouncey (November 1983): Belisario. Nice!
Sheet shows stain at center of right margin, also slight irregularity at right margin and some losses at LL corner and LL along lower margin.;
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts
Santa Barbara Museum of Art: The Christian Inspiration, 1978, exh. cat. ed. Professor (UCSB) Alfred Moir, cat. no. 23, p. 17 (unverified 1993). FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: Italian Old Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 2 Feb - 24 April 1994.
a child in a cradle, a man with a bald head in a long robe and holding a staff, seven women in the room or at the doorway