Giuseppe Cesari

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Giuseppe Cesari
1568-1640
Child Walking, Looking Backwards
Black and red chalk on paper.
12 x 8 7/16 inches (305 x 215 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 161a
Inscription: 

Inscribed on verso of mount, at center right, in pen and red ink, "324"; at bottom just below gold border, in graphite, "Giorgione" (crossed out with a single horizontal line); at lower right, within gold border, in graphite, "D.B.".

Provenance: 
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.
Notes: 

Not in Fairfax Murray catalog.

Associated names: 

Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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