Donato Creti

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Donato Creti
1671-1749
Man and Woman Dressed in Theatrical Costumes
Pen and brown ink on laid paper, framing lines in pen and brown ink.
5 7/8 x 8 1/4 inches (149 x 210 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
1992.91
Inscription: 

Inscribed on lining beneath drawing at left, in pen and brown ink, "Cav: Donato Creti".
Watermark: none.

Provenance: 
Richard Philipps, 1st Lord Milford (no mark; see Lugt S. 2687); sold to Hans M. Calmann in 1943 or 1946; from whom acquired in 1949 by Janos Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

An Exhibition of Thirty Drawings from the Collection of János Scholz. Hartford, Conn. : Austin Arts Center, Trinity College, 1966, no. 15.
Renato Roli, Donato Creti. 46 disegni inediti, Bologna, 1973, no. 33, repr.

Associated names: 

Philipps, Richard, Sir, 1744-1823, former owner.
Calmann, Hans M., former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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