Nov 03, 2021 - Sale 2586

Sale 2586 - Lot 558

Price Realized: $ 21,875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 25,000 - $ 35,000
(Cento 1591-1666 Bologna)
The Penitent St. Jerome.

Red chalk on cream laid paper. 301x205 mm; 12x8 1/4 inches.

Provenance: The artist's nephews, Benedetto and Cesare Gennari ("Casa Gennari"), Bologna; Carlo Gennari, Bologna; probably, Francesco Forni, Bologna; acquired in the 1740s by John Bouverie, East Betchworth, Surrey (Lugt 324, lower left recto, originally as "Edward Bouverie"); his sister, Anne Bouverie, London, until 1757; her son, Christopher Hervey, East Betchworth, Surrey, until 1786; his aunt, Elizabeth Bouverie, Barham Court, Teston, Kent, until 1798; Sir Charles Middleton, later Lord Barham, Barham Court, Kent; by descent to his grandson, Charles Noel, later 1st Earl of Gainsborough; by descent to Charles, 3rd Earl of Gainsborough, Exton Park, Oakham, Rutlandshire; probably, his sale, Sotheby's, London, July 27, 1922; Ferruccio Asta, Venice (Lugt 116a, lower left recto); Colnaghi, London, 1993.

Exhibited: Colnaghi, New York, Paris and London, 1993, number 34; "Greenwich Collects: Wyeth, Italian Drawings, Chinese Antiquities," July 6-August 31, 2014.