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Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no.287 , Hellman no. 22 as “Ruins near Naples” by Carlo Bonavia (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
Note on mat, signed SW or JW: “pale drawing on verso/ note faded green pigmented wash on foliage”.
Bibliography: Constable, W.G.. “Carlo Bonavia” ,Art Quarterly, vol. XXII, no. 1, Spring 1959, pp. 19-44 (see photocopy in file from pp. 36, 41,42,44).
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts
Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, University of Regina, Saskatchewan and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts: A Selection of Italian Drawings from North American Collections, 1970, cat. by Walther Vitzhum, cat. no. 90, p. 194; [catalogue not available for verification, 1993].
ruins of a ground floor gallery with round topped Roman arches, at right three men in 18th century dress descending outdoor stairway