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DAY & FABER master drawings

    Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen 1577 - Antwerp 1640)

    Head of a bearded man in profile to the right

    Description:

    pen and brown ink, heightened with white
    irregular shape, made up below and right, 90 x 75 mm.
    on an eighteenth century mount

    Provenance:

    John Clerk, Lord Eldin (1757 – 1832)
    His sale, Winstanley & Sons, Edinburgh, 14th – 29th March, 1833, part of lot 95, 9/-
    Purchased by Sir Archibald Campbell, 2nd Bt. (1769 – 1848)
    By descent to Sir Ilay Campbell, Bt.
    Christie’s, London, Highly Important Old Master Drawings, 26th March 1974, lot 80, pl. 37
    Purchased at the above by the previous owner
    Private collection, London

    Glasgow City Art Gallery, The Campbell Collection, 1953, no. 16

    ACQUIRED BY THE HUNTERIAN MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY, GLASGOW

    Head of a bearded man in profile to the right