Marco Pino

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Marco Pino
approximately 1525-approximately 1587.
Virgin and Child Surrounded by Angels, Adored by Two Bishop Saints and a Donor in Armor
1575
Pen and brown ink and wash, over black chalk, on paper.
12 5/8 x 8 1/2 inches (320 x 217 mm; maximum height)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 189
Inscription: 

Inscribed at lower right, in pen and brown ink, by Padre Resta, "Marco da[or de] Pino Sene[n]se dipinse 1575 / discepolo p[rim]a del Mecarino poi di Perino poi dipinse sotto Daniel Volterrano. Il Lomass[or zz]o lo [fa?] discepolo di M.A. Bonarota"; on verso of lining, at upper left, in graphite, "1652"; at lower left, in graphite, "287", at lower center, in graphite, "5".

Provenance: 
Padre Sebastiano Resta, Milan and Rome (1635-1714; Lugt 2992); Charles Rogers, London (1711-1784; Lugt 625); John MacGowan, Edinburgh (d. 1803; Lugt 1496); 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.
Bibliography: 

Rhoda Eitel-Porter and and John Marciari, Italian Renaissance Drawings at the Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 2019, no. 118.
Selected references: Fairfax Murray 1905-12, 4: no. 189; Paris 1967a, 3; Macandrew 1980, 53; Leone de Castris 1993, 208, 231n46; New York and Chicago 1994, no. 97, 241; Leone de Castris 1996, 232n57; Zezza 2003, no. C.23, fig. V.46.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, IV, 189, repr.

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