St. Roch in the Desert, Stricken by the Plague
Pen and point of brush and brown and gray ink, with brown, gray, and red wash, with white opaque watercolor, over black chalk and charcoal, on paper.
13 15/16 x 10 3/8 inches (354 x 264 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
Inscribed on verso near center in pen and brown ink, "Gionima"; possibly illegible collector's mark in orange ink on verso.
Watermark: Three crescents (close to Heawood 866 and 867).
Mathias Komor, New York (Lugt S. 1882a); acquired in New York in 1958 by Janos Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
Italian Baroque Drawings from the János Scholz Collection. Columbia, S.C. : Columbia Museum of Art, 1961, no. 41 (as Death of St. John the Baptist).
Komor, Mathias, 1909-1984, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.