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Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no.71, Hellman no.113 as “Christ and the Towel” by Giovanni Battista Paggi (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
Notes from old file supporting atribution:
A.M. (Agnes Mongan) (July 1972): All right.;
Philip Pouncey (Nov. 1983): OK as Paggi. knows the painting.
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts
Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, CA.: Old Master Drawing Exhibition ,;
University Art Galleries, University of California, Santa Barbara: Regional Styles of Drawing in Italy: 1600-1700. 1977. exh. cat. ed. Professor Alfred Moir, cat. no. 31, p. 56, ill. p. 57, graduate student (now, i.e. 1992, FAMSF curator of European paintings) Lynn Orr dates the drawing on the basis of reversed composition of Paggi’s signed and dated painting of 1599, Solomon and the Golden Idol, in the collection of Captain Drury-Lowe at Locko Park.;
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: Italian Old Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 2 Feb - 24 April 1994.
Christ holding a cloth with a face on it, surrounded by a crowd of people, in a landscape setting