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Inscription

by later hand, center verso in ballpoint pen: Maria Elvira Celia Mendez de Bernasconi / 1977; in graphite: 255; graphite sketch of Christ on the cross; in graphite, lower right: GP 209

Provenance

Juan (d. 1920) and Felix Bernasconi (d. 1914), Lugano; by descent in the Bernasconi family; Maria Elvira Celia Mendez de Bernasconi (d. 2005) by 1977 (probably the Bernasconi sale, Christie's, London, 27 March 1987); (Stanza del Borgo, Milan); purchased 2017 by NGA.