Giovanni Antonio Pordenone

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Giovanni Antonio Pordenone
1484?-1539
The Adoration of the Magi
Pen and brown ink and wash, with lead white opaque watercolor, on blue paper, fading to brown-green.
9 3/4 x 13 1/16 inches (246 x 333 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1977.48
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Inscribed at lower right in pen and brown ink, "Pomponio Amalteo del Friuli"; various modern inscriptions on verso.
Provenance: 
Unidentified collector (Reliable Venetian Hand, see Lugt S. 3005c-d); Benjamin West, London (Lugt 419); Julius Weitzner, New York; by whom presented in 1957 to János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
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Eighteenth report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977 / edited by Charles Ryskamp. New York : The Library, 1978, p. 284.

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Watermark: none visible through lining.

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