Circle of Taddeo Zuccaro

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Circle of Taddeo Zuccaro
1529-1566
Allegorical Figure of Abundance/Charity with a Banderole Flanked by Two Caryatids. Verso: Sheet of Studies: Part of a Decorated Arch, a Frame, a Seated Figure and a Standing Figure
Pen and brown ink and wash, over black chalk, on paper; verso: pen and brown ink.
5 15/16 x 6 inches (148 x 152 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 196

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Watermark: Letter "W or "M"" in circle, fragment. Distorted chain line below circle.

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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, 196.

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Possibly attributed to Circle of Jacopo Bertoia, Parma 1544-1573.

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Anonymous, Italian School, 16th cent., Formerly attributed to.
Bertoia, Jacopo, 1544-ca. 1573, Circle of, Possible attribution.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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