Il Falsario, 18th Century follower of Guercino
Coastal Landscape with Two Fishermen resting on a Bank

PROVENANCE: Unidentified collectors mark lower right; Harold Day (his mark, not in Lugt).

Pen and brown ink, inscribed on the verso Beau dessin du Guercin in pen and brown ink, pen and brown ink framing lines


Our drawing is comparable to a number of drawing given to Il Falsario, including one in the Uffizi and elsewhere.1

1.P. Bagni, Il Guercino e il Suo Falsario, i disegni di Paesaggio, Bologna, 1985, no. 67, and numbers 139-187.

This is catalogue Number 9, in the on-line e-catalogue of 'Drawings from the collection of Harold Day (1924-2010)', see the home page for the e-catalogue.