Giovanni Antonio Sogliani

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Giovanni Antonio Sogliani
1492-1544
Standing, Draped Figure
ca. 1520
Black chalk, with white chalk, with blending, on light brown paper.
10 5/8 x 4 3/8 inches (270 x 110 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1981.89
Inscription: 

Inscribed at upper left, in chalk, "Frate"; on verso of lining, in graphite, "Il Frate / 57".

Provenance: 
Richard Johnson, Manchester (d. ca. 1877; Lugt 2216); William Bates, London (1824-1884; Lugt 2604a); his sale, London, Sotheby's, 23-24 April 1929, lot 4; R. Lewis, San Francisco; purchased by János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Scholz, CRIA, Los Angeles, 1967, no. 16 (includes previous exhibitions).
Italian Master Drawings from the Collection of János Scholz, Esq. Exhibited at the Charles L. Tutt Library. Colorado Springs : Colorado College, 1967, no. 26, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 290.

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Watermark: none.
Formerly attributed to Fra Bartolomeo, Baccio della Porta, Florence 1472-1517 Florence.

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Bartolomeo, fra, 1472-1517, Formerly attributed to.
Johnson, Richard, -approximately 1877, former owner.
Bates, William, -1884, former owner.
Lewis, Ray, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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