Ubaldo Gandolfi

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Ubaldo Gandolfi
1728-1781
The Christ Child Appearing to St. Anthony or St Francis
Red chalk on paper; with some blue ink along right edge.
13 1/8 x 8 9/16 inches (332 x 217 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1992.115
Inscription: 
Inscribed on verso above center in pen and brown ink, "Gandolfi"; at lower left in pen and gray-black ink, "P."; numbered on verso below center in pen and violet ink, "288".
Provenance: 
Giovanni Piancastelli, Rome (no mark; see Lugt S. 2078a); Edward and Mary Brandegee, Boston (no mark; see Lugt S. 1860c); János Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Neumeyer, Alfred, and János Scholz. Drawings from Bologna 1520-1800. Oakland : Mills College Art Gallery, 1957, no. 70.

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Watermark: letters "PM" in a circle surmounted by a trefoil (close to Heawood 3033).

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