Attributed to Marcantonio Raimondi

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Attributed to Marcantonio Raimondi
approximately 1480-approximately 1534
Two Fighting Putti
Pen and brown ink on laid paper; cut to an octagon.
3 1/4 x 3 inches; (82 x 76 mm; maximum dimensions)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 55

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Watermark: None visible through lining [Roman numeral IV, probably on mount].


Inscribed on verso of mount, at upper left, in pen and brown ink, "n 11791"; at lower right, in pen and dark brown ink, "No 12 Oct 26 78".

Bishops of Arezzo; Earl of Yarmouth (no mark; Lugt 2668); 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.
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Mantegna, Andrea, 1431-1506, School of, Formerly attributed to.
Yarmouth, Earl of, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.


Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, IV, 55.

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