Giovanni Battista Maganza

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Giovanni Battista Maganza
1577-1617
Vicenza Bringing Offerings to a Ruler, with Allegorical Figures in the Background (Glorification of a Magistrate)
Pen and brown ink and wash, over black chalk, on paper.
11 7/8 x 10 1/8 inches (300 x 256 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1993.163
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Inscribed as labels for the figures, in pen and brown ink, "Providenza; Eternita; Sapienza; Venetia; Nettuno; Due Marina; Bachiglione e Rerone (check river names); qui sala la / gaffina; e qui le muse (misericordia) / M;̊ tesco; figlo; Vicenza; Cornucopia"; on album page, at lower left, in graphite, "M 1/4".

Provenance: 
Moscardo collection, Verona, which passed to the Marquis de Calceolari (no mark; see Lugt S. 2990a-g); purchased in Zurich in 1949 by János Scholz (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b), New York
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Watermark: none visible through lining.
Formerly attributed to Giovanni Battista Maganza, Este or Callaone 1513/23-1586 Vicenza

Associated names: 

Maganza, Giovanni Battista, 1509-1589, Formerly attributed to.
Moscardo family, former owner.
Calceolari, Marquis de, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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