Giovanni Battista Piazzetta
Head of a Levantine
Black and white chalk, on light brown paper made up at left edge.
15 1/8 x 11 13/16 inches (384 x 300 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
Valmarana; Collection Corsini, Rome (no mark; see Lugt 507); Giovanni Timai, Venice; from whom acquired in 1960 by János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Stampfle, Felice, and Jacob Bean. Drawings from New York collections. III: The eighteenth century in Italy. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1971, no. 39, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 176.
Scholz, Janos. Italian Master Drawings, 1350-1800, from the János Scholz Collection. New York : Dover, 1976, no. 132, repr.
Valmarana, former owner.
Corsini, former owner.
Timai, Giovanni, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.