Attributed to Palma il Giovane

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Attributed to Palma il Giovane
1544-1628
Two Seated Women, One Dressing the Hair of the Other
Pen and brown ink, and wash, with white opaque watercolor, over black chalk, on brown paper.
9 7/8 x 8 5/8 inches (252 x 220 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 84
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Inscribed at lower right, in pen and brown ink, "palma."; on verso, in graphite, "g [or q]".

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Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
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Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, IV, 84, repr.

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