Cesare Nebbia

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Cesare Nebbia
approximately 1536-1614
St. Jerome with Two Putti
ca. 1587
Pen and brown ink and wash, over black chalk, on paper. Repaired losses at upper left corner and lower right.
10 1/4 x 8 5/16 inches (260 x 211 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.

Inscribed at lower left, in pen and brown ink, "No. 251. Muziani"; in graphite, "4(3)"; on verso, at upper left, in pen and brown ink, "gl i (?)."
Watermark: Anchor in circle, fragment (cf. Briquet I, nos. 464-474: Bologna 1512).

Giovanni Piancastelli (according to Janos Scholz records), Edward and Mary Brandegee (according to Janos Scholz records); Janos Scholz (1903-1993), New York (see Lugt Suppl. 2933b).
Associated names: 

Muziano, Girolamo, 1532-1592, Formerly attributed to.
Piancastelli, Giovanni, 1845-1926, former owner.
Brandegee, Edward, former owner.
Brandegee, Mary, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.


A. Hyatt Mayor et al., Builders and Humanists: The Renaissance Popes as Patrons of the Arts, exh. cat., University of St. Thomas Art Department, Houston, Texas, 1966, p. 79, no. 37, repr. (as Muziano).
Rhoda Eitel-Porter, Der Zeichner und Maler Cesare Nebbia 1536-1614, Munich, 2009, p. 190, no. 105, repr. p. 272 (as Nebbia).
David Franklin, ed., From Raphael to the Carracci: The Art of Papal Rome, exh. cat., National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 2009, pp. 376-77, no. 122, repr.

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