(Naples or Rome 1589 - Rome 1629)
Ships on a Stormy Sea
Made up at the top left corner, and the sheet backed.
165 x 257 mm. (6 1/2 x 10 1/8 in.)
The attribution of this drawing to Filippo Napoletano was confirmed by the late Marco Chiarini. A painting of a similar subject and composition appeared on the art market in Rome in the 1990s with a plausible attribution to Agostino Tassi.
Anonymous sale, London, Sotheby’s, 2 July 1990, lot 155 (as attributed to Agostino Tassi)
Galerie Paul Prouté, Paris, in 1993
Anonymous sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 20 October 2000, lot 160
P. & D. Colnaghi, London, in 2003
Private collection, Middlesex
Thence by descent.