Formerly attributed to Taddeo Zuccaro

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Formerly attributed to Taddeo Zuccaro
Standing Figure of St. Peter with his Left Foot on a Step
Pen and brown ink and wash, with white opaque watercolor, on paper; stylus indentations.
9 15/16 x 5 1/2 inches (252 x 139 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 71b

Inscribed on an old mount, at lower left, in pen and red ink, "No 624"; in pen and brown ink, "inconnu"; at lower right, in graphite, "45". On verso of mount, at lower left, in graphite, "504", at lower right, "IV, 71b".

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.

Watermark: none visible through lining.
The drawing of St. Peter corresponds to a series of six etchings by Bartolomeo Passarotti of Christ and the five Apostles, based on the designs of Taddeo Zuccaro.

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Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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