Italian School

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Italian School
16th century
SS. Augustine and Catherine
Pen and brown ink and wash, on paper.
8 7/16 x 9 15/16 inches (215 x 252 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
1979.45
Inscription: 

Inscribed on verso, in pen and brown ink, "giulio Romano"; illegible cancelled inscription, on top of this, "grossa"; followed by, in different hand, "nardi".
Watermark: Grapes, large bunch. Lining shows partial indecipherable watermark.

Provenance: 
Moscardo collection, Verona, which passed to Marquis de Calceolari (no mark; see under Lugt S. 2990a-g); purchased in Zurich in 1949 by Janos Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Nineteenth report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978-1980 / edited by Charles Ryskamp. New York : The Library, 1981, p. 179.
Neumeyer, Alfred, and János Scholz. Drawings from Bologna 1520-1800. Oakland : Mills College Art Gallery, 1957, no. 71.
Scholz, János. Italian Master Drawings, 1350-1800, from the János Scholz Collection. New York : Dover, 1976, no. 49, repr.

Notes: 

Formerly attributed to Alessandro Bonvicino, called Moretto da Brescia. Brescia ca. 1498-1554 Brescia

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Associated names: 

Moretto, da Brescia, 1498?-1554, Formerly attributed to.
Piazza, Callisto, 1500-1561 or 2, former owner.
Moscardo family, former owner.
Calceolari, marquis de, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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