Giacomo Farelli

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Giacomo Farelli
1624-1706
Scene from the Life of the Virgin
Pen and brown ink, with gray wash, over black chalk on laid paper; trimmed to an arch at top.
12 5/8 x 8 1/8 inches (321 x 207 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
1993.280
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Inscribed at lower center, in pen and gray ink, "cav. Farelli".
Watermark: Anchor inside circle surmounted by six-pointed star over letters "FS".

Provenance: 
Giovanni Piancastelli, Rome (no mark; see Lugt S. 2078a); Edward and Mary Brandegee, Boston (no mark; see Lugt S. 1860c); Janos Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

The Life of the Virgin Mary : Drawings from the János Scholz Collection. Notre Dame : Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, 1967, no. 15.

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Piancastelli, Giovanni, 1845-1926, former owner.
Brandegee, Edward, former owner.
Brandegee, Mary, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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