Francesco de Mura (Naples 1696-Naples 1782)
Madonna with child
Study of hands (verso)
Red chalk on brown paper
Provenance: private collection, Germany
Prof. David Nolta confirmed the attribution and praised the quality of the drawing in two e-mails dated 11/Apr/2010 and 23/apr/2010. He dates the drawing in a period after De Mura's visit to Turin in the early 1740's.