Attributed to Francesco Rustici

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Attributed to Francesco Rustici
1592-1626,
Head of a Youth
Black and white chalk on light brown paper.
14 5/8 x 10 11/16 inches (371 x 271 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
1979.50

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Jan Pietersz. Zoomer (Lugt 1511); purchased in Stockholm in 1948(?) by Janos Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Nineteenth report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978-1980 / edited by Charles Ryskamp. New York : The Library, 1981, p. 193.
Italian Drawings from the Collection of János Scholz. London : Art Council Gallery, 1968, no. 39 (includes previous bibliography and exhibitions)
Scholz, Janos. Italian Master Drawings, 1350-1800, from the János Scholz Collection. New York : Dover, 1976, no. 194, repr.

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Preparatory study for the painting St. Cecilia, now in the Brera, Milan.

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