Francesco Fontebasso

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Francesco Fontebasso
1707-1769
Various Sketches of an Altar, a Madonna, and Caricature Heads. Verso: Elevation of a Carthusian Saint
Pen and dark brown ink, over graphite, on paper; verso: pen and brown ink, with brown and gray wash, over graphite.
8 13/16 x 12 1/8 inches (224 x 302 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1983.34

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Acquired in Avignon in 1955 by János Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
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Venetian Drawings, 1600-1800. Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco. Berkeley : Gillick, 1960, no. 28, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 258.

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Watermark: illegible fragment.

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Scholz, János, former owner.

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