Guercino

Study for an executioner



Guercino - Study for an executioner



Guercino
Study for an executioner
214 x 172 mm
Pen and ink
Sale Bonhams, London, 3 July 2013


Provenance

The artist's studio and by descent to his nephews Benedetto (1633-1715) and Cesare Gennari (1637-1688)
Probably with Francesco Forni, Bologna
John Bouverie (circa 1723-1750), circa 1745
John Hervey (d. 1764), through his wife Anne Bouverie (d. 1757)
Thence by descent to Elizabeth Bouverie (d. 1798)
Thence by bequest to Sir Charles Middleton, later 1st Baron Barham (1726-1813)
Thence by descent to Charles Noel (1781-1866), later 1st Earl of Gainsborough,
Thence by descent to the 3rd Earl of Gainsborough
By whom sold, Christie's, London, 27 July 1922 (lot number unknown)
Where purchased by E. Parsons and Sons, London
From whom purchased by Dan Fellowes Platt (1873-1937), 1922
Thence by descent to his widow
Sale Bonhams, London, 3 July 2013, nr. 8

Other works by Guercino


Guercino The Magdalen
The Magdalen

Guercino Cupid standing with a bow
Cupid standing with a bow

Guercino A seated woman in profile, facing right
A seated woman in profile, facing right

Guercino Saint Joseph and the Christ Child
Saint Joseph and the Christ Child

Guercino Nude Infant (The Christ Child?), kneeling on the ground, releasing a bird
Nude Infant (The Christ Child?), kneeling on the ground, releasing a bird