Marcantonio Raimondi

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Marcantonio Raimondi
approximately 1480-approximately 1534
Sleeping Putto Leaning on a Rock. Verso:?
Pen and brown ink on paper; framing lines in black chalk.
6 3/8 x 3 1/8 inches (73 x 81 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1992.149

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Inscribed on verso in black chalk, "P/211".

Provenance: 
Captain Carlo Prayer, Milan (1826-1900; Lugt 2044); Hans M. Calmann, London; from whom purchased in 1964 by János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Oberhuber, Konrad, and Dean Walker. Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings From the Collection of János Scholz. Washington, D.C. : National Gallery of Art ; New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973, no. 44, repr.

Associated names: 

Prayer, Carlo, 1826-1900, former owner.
Calmann, Hans M., former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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