Attributed to Francesco Maffei

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Attributed to Francesco Maffei
1600?-1660
The Visitation. Verso: God the Father with the orb
Pen and brown ink, red and brown wash, over red chalk, on paper; verso: red and brown wash, over red chalk.
7 5/16 x 5 11/16 inches (185 x 144 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1981.103

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Provenance: 
Yvonne Tan Bunzl, London; John Hardy, London; János Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Scholz, Janos. Italian Master Drawings, 1350-1800, from the János Scholz Collection. New York : Dover, 1976, no. 113, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 274.

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Watermark: two adjacent circles with letters "DP" (reversed) and "MG".

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Bunzl, Yvonne Tan, former owner.
Hardy, John, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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