Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione

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Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione
Boys with Cattle and Sheep
Brush and red-brown oil, with opaque blue watercolor, on laid paper.
10 3/4 x 14 15/16 inches (273 x 379 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 193a
Robert Udny, London (Lugt 2248); William Sharp, Manchester (Lugt 2650); possibly his sale, London, Sotheby's, 1-14 March 1978; Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
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Udny, Robert, 1722-1802, former owner.
Sharp, William, active mid-19th century, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.