Attributed to Alberto Alberti
Woman Kneeling Before Altar Holding a Lamp. Verso: Design for an Elaborate Frame, with Part of a Separate Study with a Bull(?) on a Ledge at Left
Pen and dark brown ink on blue paper. Verso: pen and dark brown ink.
11 x 7 3/16 inches (279 x 183 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
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Inscribed at upper right in pen and brown ink: "4[cropped]"; at lower left in black chalk: "C(or P)armiginetto(?)"; on verso at lower center, in pen and brown ink, by the artist(?): "larh[g]eza 3/3 (fraction)".
Anton Schmid, Vienna (see Lugt 2330b); Galerie Fischer, Zurich, from whom purchased in 1959 by János Scholz (1903-1993), New York (no mark; see Lugt Suppl. 2933b).
Acquired as Italian, Sienese(?), 16th century.