Marcellus Laroon

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Marcellus Laroon
1679-1772
Portrait Study of a Young Man Holding a Book
1724
Graphite on paper.
8 7/16 x 6 3/16 inches (214 x 157 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Mrs. Vincent Astor and Mrs. James J. Rorimer.
1972.5
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Signed and dated in graphite at lower right, "M. Laroon / Fecit. 1724".

Provenance: 
L.G. Duke; P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., London.
Bibliography: 

Robert Raines, Marcellus Laroon, London, 1966, no. 42, repr.
Marcellus Laroon, exhibition catalogue, Aldeburgh Festival and Tate Gallery, London, 1967, no. 31.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 171.

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Watermark: none.

Associated names: 

Duke, L. G., former owner.
Astor, Vincent, Mrs., donor.
Rorimer, James J. (James Joseph), 1905-1966, donor.

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