Alfonso Parigi

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Alfonso Parigi
d. 1656
Project for Funerary Decoration
Pen and brown ink and wash, over graphite, on paper; arches indicated with dry stylus; light deposits of red chalk; verso: small figure of a nude in red chalk, and study of an arm in graphite.
9 11/16 x 15 1/16 inches (245 x 382 mm)
Purchased on the Fellows Fund.

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Design for obsequies of Ferdinand II, Emperor of Austria, held in San Lorenzo, Florence, 1637.


Inscribed on recto with fragment of an old letter or number at top center in pen and brown ink, possibly "A"; at upper right in graphite, "7". Inscribed on verso with various numbers, including at upper right in brown ink in an old hand, "235".

János Scholz.
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Scholz, János, former owner.


Eighteenth report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977 / edited by Charles Ryskamp. New York : The Library, 1978, p. 282.
Drawings by Seventeenth Century Italian Masters from the Collection of János Scholz, exhibition catalogue, ed. Alfred Moir, The Art Galleries, University of California, Santa Barbara, and elsewhere, 1974, no. 88, repr. (inlcudes previoius bibliography and exhibitions).
János Scholz, Italian Master Drawings, 1350-1800, from the János Scholz Collection, New York, 1976, no. 97, repr.

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