Giovanni Battista Gaulli

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Giovanni Battista Gaulli
1639-1709
Portrait of Pope Alexander VIII
Red and black chalk on light brown paper.
14 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches (371 x 244 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 175
Provenance: 
Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
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Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, IV, 175, repr.

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Formerly attributed to Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

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Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, 1598-1680, Formerly attributed to.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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