Tanzio da Varallo

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Tanzio da Varallo
approximately 1575-approximately 1635
A Group of Soldiers with Pikes
Red, black and white chalk, on paper.
16 7/16 x 11 5/16 inches (417 x 288 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Fellows.
1966.3
Provenance: 
B. H. Balfour; sale, London, Christie's, 29 March 1966, lot. 45, repr. (as Sassoferrato).
Bibliography: 

Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 172.
Adams, Frederick B., Jr., ed. Fifteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1967 & 1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 98.

Notes: 

Study for the frescoes of Chapel XXVIII, "Christ before Herod", Sacro Monte, Varallo.

Associated names: 

Balfour, B. H., former owner.

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