Alberto Alberti

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Alberto Alberti
1526-1599
Acanthus Leaves and Ornate Urn. Verso: Designs for an Entablature and a Study of a Base and Pilaster
Pen and dark brown ink, over traces of black chalk, on blue paper. Verso: pen and dark brown ink, over traces of black chalk.
11 x 7 5/8 inches (280 x 193 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1989.61

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Inscribed at upper right, in pen and brown ink: "16".
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Anton Schmid, Vienna (see Lugt 2330b); purchased in Lucerne in 1960 by János Scholz (1903-1993), New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
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Watermark: none.
Formerly attributed to Alessandro Allori, Florence 1535-1607 Florence.
Acquired as Italian, Sienese(?), 16th century.

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