Artist Pier Leone Ghezzi, Italian, 1674-1755
  • A Priest Walking and a Man Seen From the Back
Date between 1674 and 1755
Medium pen and dark brown ink with traces of black chalk on cream antique laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 × 8 inches (27.9 × 20.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR129.2
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark: [indecipherable]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, verso, upper left: 366a
Inscribed, in pencil, verso, lower right: Ghezzi ft | Rome
Inscribed, in pen and black ink, verso, lower right: FIR
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. 111, no. 52.