Workshop of Pisanello

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Workshop of Pisanello
1395-approximately 1455
Foliage. Verso: Two Friezes with Foliage
ca. 1450
Pen and brown ink over black chalk, on paper; verso: pen and brown ink, over black chalk, on a strip of paper ca. 30 mm. in width attached to verso, additions in pen and brown ink and wash, over black chalk.
4 3/8 x 3 1/2 inches (111 x 89 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.

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Watermark: none.
Verso: probably by a later hand, on a separate piece of paper affixed to the verso.


Inscribed on verso, in graphite, by János Scholz, "Pisanello / Verona, about 1450 / coll. Moscardo-Calceolari".

Moscardo collection, Verona, which passed to the Marquis de Calceolari (no mark; see Lugt S. 2990a-g); purchased in Zurich in 1949 by János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
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Pisanello, 1395-approximately 1455, Formerly attributed to.
Moscardo family, former owner.
Calceolari, marquis de, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.


Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 289.
Venetian Drawings from the Collection of János Scholz. Montgomery, Ala. : Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1976. no. 2 (includes previous bibliography and exhibitions).

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