Giuseppe Cades

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Giuseppe Cades
1750-1799
Two Monks Kneeling before the Virgin
1791
Pen and black and brown ink, with colored chalks, over black chalk, on paper.
17 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches (445 x 292 mm)
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1977.4

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Signed and dated at lower right corner, "G. Cades 1791"; inscribed in pen and brown ink on separate sheet attached to verso, "Disegno di Giuseppe Cades eseguito nel quadro da esso fatto in S. Andrea delle Fratte Sua Parocchia".

Provenance: 
Hellmuth Wallach, New York; János Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Stampfle, Felice, and Jacob Bean. Drawings from New York collections. III: The eighteenth century in Italy. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1971, no. 296, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Eighteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978, p. 254-255.

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Watermark: coat of arms with fleur-de-lis, surmounted by a crown (Heawood 1828).
Study for an altarpiece in S. Andrea delle Frate?, Rome.

Associated names: 

Wallach, Hellmuth, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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