Bartolomeo Biscaino

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Bartolomeo Biscaino
1632-1657
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt
Red chalk with white opaque watercolor, over graphite, on laid paper.
11 7/8 x 8 3/8 inches (302 x 214 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 195
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Thomas Dimsdale, London (Lugt 2426); 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.
Bibliography: 

Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : drawings by the old masters formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, IV, 195, repr.
Stampfle, Felice, and Jacob Bean. Drawings from New York collections. II: The seventeenth century in Italy. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1967, no. 121, repr.

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Dimsdale, Thomas, 1758-1823, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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