Martyrdom of St. Lawrence, after Veronese
Black chalk on paper.
11 7/8 x 16 5/8 inches (301 x 421 mm; maximum dimensions)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
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Inscribed at lower left, in black chalk, "83"; at lower right, "14".
Watermark: Circle, bisected, surmounted by pole with three triangular segments attached. Same as 1993.133, 1993.139, 1993.140.
Moscardo collection, Verona, which passed to the Marquis de Calceolari (no mark; see Lugt S. 2990a-g); purchased in 1949 in Zurich by Janos Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Copy after Paolo Veronese's painting of "St. Sebastian being Tortured" on the right hand wall in the choir of San Sebastiano, Venice, executed ca. 1565-70.
Moscardo family, former owner.
Calceolari, marquis de, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.