Bust Length Figure of Joseph Holding the Flowering Rod
Red chalk, over black chalk, on paper; framing line in red chalk; partial framing line in pen and brown ink.
10 5/16 x 8 1/8 inches (262 x 206 mm), oval
Gift of Janos Scholz.
Inscribed on verso, in pen and brown ink, "[illegible] Sge Francescho / Monti"; numbered on verso, in pen and brown-gray ink, 7".
Watermark: Baldachin with two crossed keys and cartouche with letters "GMB", fragment.
Giovanni Piancastelli, Rome (no mark; see Lugt S. 2078a); Edward and Mary Brandegee, Boston (no mark; see Lugt S. 1860c); Janos Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Piancastelli, Giovanni, 1845-1926, former owner.
Brandegee, Edward, former owner.
Brandegee, Mary, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.