After Polidoro da Caravaggio

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After Polidoro da Caravaggio
approximately 1495-approximately 1543
Holy Family Surrounded by Worshipping Figures
Pen and black ink and wash, with opaque white lead watercolor (partially oxidized), on orange-brown prepared laid paper; strip of 25 mm added to lower edge of paper by artist before execution.
9 1/4 x 13 3/8 inches (234 x 341 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 18

Watermark: none.
This study is a good copy of the lower section of a drawing, formerly in the Suida-Manning collection and now in the Jack S. Blanton Museum, Austin, Texas.

Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
Associated names: 

Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. P. (John Pierpont), 1867-1943, former owner.


Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, IV, 18 repr. (as Polidoro da Caravaggio).