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Attributed toVeronese
Study of a Fur-Lined Cape
Black chalk, with white chalk, on blue paper.
12 9/16 x 8 1/4 inches (319 x 210 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
Sigismondo and Giovanni Coccapani (Lugt 2729); purchased from L. Koher, Argosy, New York, in 1941 by János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Eighteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978, p. 255.
Oberhuber, Konrad, and Dean Walker. Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings From the Collection of János Scholz. Washington, D.C. : National Gallery of Art ; New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973-1974, 107, repr. (includes previous bibliography and exhibitions).
Scholz, Janos. Italian Master Drawings, 1350-1800, from the János Scholz Collection. New York : Dover, 1976, 63, repr.


Professor Miles Chappel thinks the drawing, which looks like a study for a painting or tapestry of a court scene, is early 17th-century Florentine, close to Cigoli, and possibly by Cigoli himself. The collectors mark, Lugt 2729, is that of Sigismondo and Giovanni Coccapani.
Watermark: none.

Associated names: 

Cigoli, Ludovico Cardi da, 1559-1613, Alternate attribution.
Coccapani, Sigismondo, 1583-1643, former owner.
Coccapani, Givoanni, 1582-1649, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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