Rossello di Jacopo Franchi

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Rossello di Jacopo Franchi
approximately 1376-1456
ca. 1428-1429
Pen and brown ink, with white opaque watercolor, on parchment; verso: three horizontal ruled lines, in red chalk.
2 13/16 x 4 15/16 inches (71 x 125 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.

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Formerly attributed to Pietro di Giovanni (Lorenzo Monaco) Florence or Siena? 1370/75?-1425/30? Florence?

Art market, London; supposedly acquired in London by Julius H. Weitzner (1896-1986), New York and London; from whom purchased by János Scholz, New York (1903-1993; no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
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Lorenzo, Monaco, 1370 or 1371-1425, Formerly attributed to.
Weitzner, Julius, -1986, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.


Rhoda Eitel-Porter and and John Marciari, Italian Renaissance Drawings at the Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 2019, no. 8.
Selected references: Oakland and Berkeley 1961, nos. 90-91; Los Angeles and Seattle 1967, no. 19; Degenhart and Schmitt 1968-2010, 2: no. 184; Ragghianti Collobi 1974, 39; Florence 1978, xviii-xix; Fellows Report 21 1989, 340; Kanter 2004, 918-19.
Drawings from Tuscany and Umbria, 1350-1700. Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, University of California Art Gallery, Berkeley. Berkeley : Gillick, 1961, nos. 90-91 (as Tuscan, ca. 1420-30).
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 340.