Attributed to Bernardino Parentino, also called Bernardino da Parenzo

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Attributed to Bernardino Parentino, also called Bernardino da Parenzo
1437-1531
Triumphal Procession with Elephant
ca. 1490
Pen and brown ink on laid paper.
12 13/16 x 16 3/8 inches (325 x 416 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1981.87
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Inscribed at lower right, in pen and brown ink, "Pietro di St. Sepulcro".

Provenance: 
Earls of Pembroke (no mark; see Lugt 2183); Charles Fairfax Murray, London; L.D. Cunliffe; P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., London; Hans M. Calmann?, London; purchased in London in 1950 by János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Windows, Peter. An important, unpublished drawing by Bernardo Parentino. Master Drawings, vol. 55, no. 3 (2017), repr. (as Master of the Scholz Triumphal Procession)
Ryskamp, Charles, ed., Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 286.
Draftsman's Eye, Cleveland, 1981, no. 117, repr. (includes previous bibliography and exhibitions).

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Watermark: none visible through lining.

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