Giuseppe Cesari

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Giuseppe Cesari
1568-1640
St. George Killing the Dragon
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk, on paper; traced with stylus; ruled border in pen and brown ink.
Full sheet: 7 3/16 x 3 1/4 inches (183 x 82 mm); design area: 6 9/16 x 3 1/8 inches (167 x 79 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1985.79
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Numbered at upper center in pen and brown ink, "169"; inscribed at lower center, "di Andrea Ansaldi".

Provenance: 
George Guy, Earl of Warwick (no mark; see Lugt 2600); Hollstein-Rathau; sale, London, Sotheby's, 12 March 1963, lot 137 (nine drawings mounted on one sheet); Hans M. Calmann, London; János Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 328.

Notes: 

Watermark: none visible through lining.

Associated names: 

Warwick, George Guy Greville, Earl of, 1818-1893, former owner.
Hollstein-Rathau, Sophie von, Countess, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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