Ottavio Leoni

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Ottavio Leoni
approximately 1578-1630
Portrait of Federico Barocci
Black and white chalk, on blue paper; framing line in brown ink.
8 7/8 x 6 3/8 inches (225 x 162 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 25

Inscribed at lower center, in pen and brown ink, "Fidrigo Barocio d'urbino".

Jean-Denis Lempereur, Paris (1701-1779; Lugt 1740); 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, I, 25, repr.

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Lempereur, Jean-Denis, 1701-1779, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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