School of André Jean LeBrun (French, 1737-1811)
Sketch of a Bearded Saint, Probably St. Jerome, at Prayer
Unsigned, attributed to Ferraù Fenzoni (Italian,1562-1645) or Jean Jouvenet (French, 1644-1717) in a handwritten note affixed to the frame backing.
Red chalk on laid paper, 10 5/8 x 6 5/8 in. (27.0 x 16.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Sheet lined with fine Japan paper, scattered tiny holes in the laid sheet, gentle rippling, minor foxing, toning, and soiling, sheet slightly irregularly trimmed.
Provenance: The collection of Jakob Rosenberg, former Curator of Prints at the Fogg Art Museum and Professor of Art and Architecture at Harvard University, then by descent to the current owner.
N.B. The drawing at hand appears to be an 18th-century French copy after a 17th century work.
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