Giovanni Antonio Pordenone

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Giovanni Antonio Pordenone
1484?-1539.
Crucifixion
1520-1521
Red chalk on paper.
7 1/8 x 8 inches (180 x 204 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 69
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Nicholas Lanier, London (1581-1666; Lugt 2885), London; Jonathan Richardson, Sr. (1665-1745; Lugt 2183, twice), London; Sir John Charles Robinson, Edinburgh and London (1824-1913; Lugt 1433); his sale, London, Christie's, 12 May 1902, lot 264 (as Sebastiano del Piombo); 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. 76.
Selected references: Berenson 1903, no. 2490; Fairfax Murray 1905-12, 4: no. 69; Fiocco 1943, 84, 88, 111, 126; Tietze and Tietze-Conrat 1944, 233, 239; New York 1965-66, no. 52; Cohen 1972, 128; Cohen 1975a, 31; Rearick 1976, 44-45; Cohen 1980, 104; Furlan 1988, no. D5; Rearick 2001, 76-77, 79; Tomei 2001, 170-73; Villata 2016, 72-73.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, IV, 69 repr.

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Watermark: Coat of arms, possibly arms of Amsterdam, lined drawing. Watermark, beta radiograph. Arms of Amsterdam. 142516wm_IV69_Pordenone_lining_WM_beta.jpg

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