Artist possibly French
Artist possibly Italian
Artist after Annibale Carracci, Italian, 1560-1609
  • Study for a Grotesque Mask Ornament
Date 17th century
Medium black chalk on cream laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 5 13/16 × 6 5/8 inches (14.8 × 16.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of James E. Scripps
Accession Number 94.3SDR52
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark: [indecipherable]
Stamp, in black, verso, center left edge: Peoli (Lugt. 2020)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower center, verso: Carrache
J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA);
May 8, 1894, sold by (American Art Association. New York, New York, USA) no. 124;
James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1894-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. 283, no. A23.