Prints and Drawings
Artist: Ottavio Leoni, Italian, 1578–1630

Portrait of an Ecclesiastic, perhaps of the Mignanelli family

1616

Black chalk heightened with white on blue paper

23.3 × 16.8 cm (9 3/16 × 6 5/8 in.)
Gift of Edward B. Greene, B.A. 1900
1929.43
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

[Probably Cardinal Scipione Borghese, and by descent in the Borghese family]; Monsieur d'Aubigny (sale, Paris, 1774); [perhaps P.J. Mariette (L.1852), from whose collection other Leoni drawings were acquired by...] Marquis de Lagoy (L.1710); H. Danby Seymour (L. 176); Sotheby's, London, 26 Apr 1927; Edward B. Greene, Cleveland, by whom given.

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