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Italian School
16th century
Standing Female with Shield and Spear (Minerva) and a Second Study for her Left Arm
Pen and brown ink on paper.
3 7/8 x 2 5/8 inches (99 x 68 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.

Watermark: none visible through lining.
Formerly attributed to Francesco Brizio, Bologna ca. 1574 -1623 Bologna.


Inscribed on album page, at center, above drawing, in pen and brown ink, "172"; in the same hand, at center, beneath drawing, in pen and brown ink, "di Francesco Bricio"; next to this, in graphite, "No. 21".

George Guy Greville, fourth Earl of Warwick (1818-1893), Warwick Castle (no mark; see Lugt 2600); Hollstein-Rathau; Hans M. Calmann (1899-1982), London, from whom purchased in 1963 by Janos Scholz (1903-1993), New York (see Lugt Suppl. 2933b).
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Brizio, Francesco, approximately 1574-1623, Formerly attributed to.
Warwick, George Guy Greville, Earl of, 1818-1893, former owner.
Hollstein-Rathau, Sophie von, Countess, former owner.
Calmann, Hans M., 1899-1982, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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