Etching and aquatint
De Vesme 4; 203 x 147 mm
Signed with monogram at bottom in the plate G. G. F.
Provenance: unidentified mark, unknown to Lugt K M in a circle; Dr. Carmen Hertz, Countess Finckenstein (1889-1971), Ascona; private collection of the North Germany.
Fine impression, printed in reddish ink, with margins, in fine condition.
The preparatory drawing for this etching was sold at Christie's, London, on April 1, 1987, lot 78. The drawing, now in a private collection, come from G. Vallardi, then from C. Prayer and finally from the Bernasconi collection in Mendrisio.
See Prisco Bagni, I Gandolfi, affreschi, dipinti, bozzetti, disegni; Bologna 1992, catalogue number 513, p. 544, reproduced in colour.