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Italian School
16th century
Antique Military Rule Being Carried in Triumph in a Litter
Pen and brown ink and wash, with opaque white, on brown laid paper; hinged to fragment of old mount.
3 1/16 x 3 inches (78 x 77 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.

Inscribed at lower center, in pen and brown ink, "Desiderio"; on mount, underneath drawing, in pen and brown ink, "Geboren A.o1555 / gestorben 1630"; in graphite, "La.lp(?)"; on verso of mount, in graphite, "Antonio Tempesta / 1555-"; on verso of lining, previously on back of drawing, now in departmental files, in graphite, "3 /".

Dr. Max A. Goldstein, St. Louis (no mark; see Lugt 2824); from whom purchased in 1944 by János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).

Watermark: none visible through lining.
Formerly attributed to Girolamo Pennacchi, called Girolamo da Treviso Il Giovane, Treviso ca. 1498-1544 Boulogne-sur-Mer.

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Pennacchi, Girolamo, 1497-1544, Formerly attributed to.
Goldstein, Max A. (Max Aaron), 1870-1941, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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