Francesco Granacci

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Francesco Granacci
1469?-1543
Presentation of the Virgin. Verso: Expulsion of Joachim from the Temple
Black chalk, on light brown paper; verso: black chalk.
6 3/8 x 9 inches (160 x 229 mm; maximum dimensions)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
1986.73:2

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Inscription: 

Inscribed in lower right corner, in pen and brown ink, "41".
Watermark: Fragment, indecipherable.

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Purchased in London in 1958 by Janos Scholz (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 343.

Notes: 

Recto and verso are copies respectively of Domenico Ghirlandaio's "Presentation of the Virgin" and his "Expulsion of Joachim from the Temple" in Santa Maria Novella, Florence.

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Ghirlandaio, Domenico, 1449-1494, After.
Ghirlandaio, Domenico, 1449-1494, Follower of, Formerly attributed to.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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