Fabrizio Boschi

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Fabrizio Boschi
1572-1642
Study of an Archer, and Four Studies of his Arms and Hands
Main figure in red chalk, hand studies in black chalk on paper; verso: tracing of main figure from recto in black chalk.
11 13/16 x 8 1/4 inches (300 x 210 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
1974.29

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Watermark: Small fleur-de-lis inside circle, centered on chain line.

Provenance: 
Giovanni Piancastelli, Rome (no mark; see Lugt S. 2078a); Edward and Mary Brandegee, Boston (no mark; see Lugt S. 1860c); Janos Scholz (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

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. 25 (as Matteo Rosselli; with previous bibliography and exhibitions).
Italian Drawings from the Collection of János Scholz. London : Art Council Gallery, 1968, no. 86.
Christel Thiem, "Fabrizio Boschi and elsewhere, 1968, no. 86.
Christel Thiem, "Fabrizio Boschi and Matteo Rosselli: Drawings Relating to the Theme of the 'Martyrdom of St. Sebastian,'" Master Drawings, VII, 1969, 148-149, pl. 23.
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. 79, repr.

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Study for the figure in the left foreground in the altar painting Martyrdom of St. Sebastian, Canigliani Capel, S. Felicità, Florence.
Formerly attributed to Matteo Rosselli, Florence 1578-1650 Florence.

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Rosselli, Matteo, 1578-1650, Formerly attributed to.
Piancastelli, Giovanni, 1845-1926, former owner.
Brandegee, Edward, former owner.
Brandegee, Mary, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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