Attributed to Girolamo Genga

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Attributed to Girolamo Genga
Four Pairs of Fighting Soldiers in Armour
ca. 1523-1525
Pen and two shades of brown ink on paper.
1 x 3 1/4 inches (26 x 82 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 43b: no. 122

Watermark: none.
One of 8 drawings on one mount, by same hand; some may have been cut from a single sheet.
Formerly attributed to Andrea Schiavone.


Inscribed on verso in graphite, "122 / di Gregorio Schiavone".

Sir John Charles Robinson (1824-1913), Edinburgh and London (Lugt 1433); 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.
Associated names: 

Anonymous, Italian School, 16th cent., Formerly attributed to.
Schiavone, Andrea, approximately 1500-1563, Formerly attributed to.
Ćlinović, Juraj, approximately 1433-1504, Formerly attributed to.
Schiavone, Andrea, ca. 1500-1563, Formerly attributed to.
Robinson, J. C. (John Charles), Sir, 1824-1913, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.
Morgan, J. P. (John Pierpont), 1867-1943, former owner.


Selected references: Rinaldi 2014, 27-28, 49, no. B13-h (as Girolamo Genga).

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