Paolo De Matteis

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Paolo De Matteis
1662-1728
The Holy Family with St. John
Pen and brown ink and wash, on paper.
9 13/16 x 7 1/4 inches (248 x 184 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1981.100

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Inscription: 

Inscribed at lower right, "G 2."; on verso, "Al mio Sigre, e Pn̄e Spoe Colendmo / Il Sigr d: Paolo de Mattei / Roma".

Provenance: 
Giovanni Piancastelli, Rome (no mark; see Lugt S. 2078a); Edward and Mary Brandegee, Boston (no mark; see Lugt S. 1860c); 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 105, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 275.

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Watermark: none.
Traces of red wax seal on recto (very slight) and verso showing that sheet was once folded and sent as a letter.

Associated names: 

Piancastelli, Giovanni, 1845-1926, former owner.
Brandegee, Edward, former owner.
Brandegee, Mary, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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