Biagio Pupini

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Biagio Pupini
active 1511-1551
Kneeling Soldier Before a Pope
Pen and brown ink, brown and yellow-brown wash, over black chalk, with white opaque watercolor, on laid paper.
6 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches (163 x 265 mm; maximum dimensions)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 17
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Sir Thomas Lawrence, London (1769-1830; Lugt 2445); Brooke sale; Charles Fairfax Murray, from whom purchased in London in 1910 by J. Pierpont Morgan. (no mark; see Lugt 1509).
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Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, IV, 17, repr.

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Watermark: none.

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Polidoro, da Caravaggio, approximately 1495-approximately 1543, Formerly attributed to.
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913, former owner.

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