Ottavio Leoni

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Ottavio Leoni
ca. 1578-1630
Portrait of a Man
1616
Black chalk on blue paper.
8 7/8 x 5 15/16 inches (225 x 150 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 25b
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Inscribed at lower left, in pen and brown ink, "44 / Magio"; at lower center, "i6i6".
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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.
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