Camillo Boccaccino

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Camillo Boccaccino
The Prophet Isaiah and King David
Pen and brown ink and wash, with white opaque watercolor, over black chalk, on paper; partially incised with stylus and compass (recto and verso); verso: horizontal line in red chalk.
11 1/2 x 9 15/16 inches (290 x 253 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.

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Watermark: none.
Arches constructed with a compass.
Preparatory design for monumental organ shutters in San Vincenzo, Piacenza (1530).


Stamped on a piece of paper pasted to verso, in black ink, at upper center, "70", and inscribed, in graphite, "18".

Alfredo Viggiano (1884-1948; Lugt S. 191a), Venice; purchased in Venice in 1951 or 1957 by Janos Scholz, New York (1903-1993; no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
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Viggiano, Alfredo, 1884-1948, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.


Rhoda Eitel-Porter and and John Marciari, Italian Renaissance Drawings at the Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 2019, no. 82.
Selected references: Oakland and elsewhere 1956, no. 5; Detroit 1960, no. 36; Hagerstown 1960-61, no. 23; Staten Island 1961, no. 23; Cologne 1963-64, no. 19; New Haven 1964, no. 27; New York 1965-66, no. 83; London and elsewhere 1968, no. 12; New York 1971, no. 14; Washington and New York 1973-74, no. 83; Fellows Report 17 1976, 154; Scholz 1976, no. 36; Cremona 1985, no. 2.5.3, and under no. 1.11.2; McCullagh and Giles 1997, under no. 39; Florence 1999, under no. 44; Milan 2000-2001, under nos. VII.4 and VII.5; McCullagh 2012, under no. 20.
Oberhuber, Konrad, and Dean Walker. Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings From the Collection of János Scholz. Washington, D.C. : National Gallery of Art; New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973, no. 83, repr. (includes previous bibliography and exhibitions).
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 154.
Scholz, Janos. Italian Master Drawings, 1350-1800, from the János Scholz Collection. New York : Dover, 1976. no. 36, repr.

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