Domenico Campagnola

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Domenico Campagnola
approximately 1500-1564
Christ Before the High Priest Caiaphas
ca. 1550-1564
Pen and brown ink, over black chalk, on paper.
8 1/16 x 14 5/8 inches (205 x 371 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 64

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Inscribed on mount, at center, just beneath the drawing, "Titian(?) (effaced)"; on verso of drawing, at upper left, in red chalk, "No. 866"; at center left, in red chalk, "gnla(?)" (cancelled); at center, in graphite, "11/16" (a fraction); at lower right in graphite, "q"; on remnant of old mount, in pen and brown ink, "V.G. / 83", in pen and red ink, "No 95" (very faint); in pen and red ink, "Lot 909.x".
Watermark: Church inside circle surmounted by long stemmed cross. Similar to watermark on I,62a

Unidentified collector ("M" in black ink; similar to Lugt 1843 except with ink); unidentified collector (reversed "R", or "5" in black ink); Thomas Hudson (1701-1779), London (Lugt 2432); Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), London (Lugt Suppl. 3016a); his sale, 5 March 1798, lot 909; 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.
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Hudson, Thomas, 1701-1779, former owner.
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.


Tietze and Tietze-Conrat 1944, 129, no. 509; Staten Island 1958-59, no. 8.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 64.

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