Oiled black chalk, heightened with white chalk on buff paper
303 x 105 mm. (12 x 4 1/8 in.)
SOLD TO A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Professor Raymond E. Pahl, FBA (1935-2011).
A number of different attributions have been suggested for this drawing, from Hogarth to Cavedone, but none have been convincing. It should not be excluded that this drawing could date to the 18th Century.
This is catalogue Number 29, in the on-line e-catalogue of 'Drawings, Prints and Paintings from the Collection of Professor Raymond E. Pahl, FBA (1935-2011)', see here for the catalogue.