Paolo De Matteis

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Paolo De Matteis
1662-1728
Grotesque Head
Red chalk on laid paper.
11 1/2 x 8 3/16 inches (291 x 207 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1993.279
Provenance: 
Giuseppe Vallardi (Lugt 1223); acquired in Boston in 1957 by János Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

In the Shadow of Vesuvius : Neapolitan Drawings from the Collection of János Scholz. New York : Finch College Museum of Art, 1969, no. 43, repr.

Associated names: 

Vallardi, Giuseppe, 1784-1861, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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