Giovanni Agostino da Lodi

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Giovanni Agostino da Lodi
active approximately 1467-approximately 1524
Head of a Woman Wearing a Veil
ca. 1511-1513
Red chalk, with red chalk wash (possibly added by a later hand) on paper; fragmentary framing lines in red chalk.
6 3/8 x 4 5/8 inches (161 x 116 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 34

Inscribed on verso of mount, in pen and brown ink, with Richardson's pressmarks, "Zs. / h".; at lower center, in graphite, "7".

Philip Henry Lankrink, London (1628-1692; Lugt 2090); Jonathan Richardson Sr., London (1665-1745; Lugt 2183); Jonathan Richardson Jr.?, London (1694-1771; no mark; see Lugt 2170); Duke of Rutland?; Ruth Teschner?; Paul J. Sachs?, Cambridge (b. 1878; no mark; see Lugt 2091); 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.

Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, IV, 34, repr.


Watermark: none.

Associated names: 

Lankrink, Philip Henry, former owner.
Richardson, Jonathan, 1665-1745, former owner.
Richardson, Jonathan, 1694-1771, former owner.
Rutland, Duke of, former owner.
Teschner, Ruth, former owner.
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.