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.
1981.79

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

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

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