Attributed to Bernardino Lanino

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Attributed to Bernardino Lanino
ca. 1512-1583
Adoration of the Magi. Verso: Reclining Figure with Left Arm Raised
1546-1553
Pen and brown ink and wash, with white opaque watercolor, over black chalk, on paper; accretions of pink paint at center; verso: black chalk.
10 13/16 x 8 1/16 inches (275 x 205 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
1988.6

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Inscribed on verso, in lower right corner, in pen and brown ink, "85 (or 58)".

Provenance: 
Dukes of Savoy, Aosta, Turin (Lugt S. 47a); Durand Matthiesen Galleries, Geneva; purchased in Geneva in 1953 by Janos Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Oberhuber, Konrad, and Dean Walker. Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings From the Collection of János Scholz. Washington, D.C. : National Gallery of Art ; New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973, no. 7l.

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Watermark: none.
Preparatory design for Lanino's fresco for the Capella di San Giuseppe in the Duomo of Novara, now detached and placed in the lower sacristy.
Formerly attributed to Gaudenzio Ferrari.

Associated names: 

Ferrari, Gaudenzio, approximately 1470-1546, Formerly attributed to.
Savoy, Dukes of, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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