Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione

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Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione
1609-1664
Noah and His Family Sacrificing after the Flood
Pen and brown ink, with brown and gray wash, over red chalk, on paper.
9 7/8 x 15 3/4 inches (250 x 400 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1956.6
Provenance: 
Jonathan Richardson, Jr. (Lugt 2170); Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364); Thomas Blayds? (Lugt S. 416a); Richard Ford, London (no mark; see Lugt 2208); Lady Wantage, Overstone Park, Northampton (no mark; see Lugt 2490); possibly her sale, Overstone Park, 31 January-3 February 1921; János Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Adams, Frederick B., Jr. Seventh Annual Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1957, p. 70.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 136.

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Watermark: Teardrop. Watermark (beta radiograph).

Associated names: 

Richardson, Jonathan, 1694-1771, former owner.
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792, former owner.
Blayds, Thomas, former owner.
Ford, Richard, 1796-1858, former owner.
Wantage, Lady, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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