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Raphael
1483-1520.
Cardinal Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini Presents Eleanor of Portugal to Emperor Frederick III
ca. 1502-1503
Pen and brown ink and wash, with white opaque watercolor (original heightening almost completely lost, later retouched), over black chalk, incised with stylus, on paper.
22 x 16 1/2 inches (559 x 421 mm)
Bequest of Miss Alice Tully.
1996.9

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Inscribed near upper edge, left of center, in pen and brown ink, "Questa e la quinta [st]oria de Papa [Pio]".

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Possibly Francesco Piccolomini (1439-1503), Siena; probably Irene Piccolomini (who married into the Baldeschi family; 1565-1593), Siena; Conte Tiberio Baldeschi (1542-1622), Perugia; by descent in the Baldeschi family until 1917; possibly Alessandro Contini Bonacossi (1878-1955), Florence and Rome; Conte Alessandro Augusto Contini Bonacossi (1899-1994), by 1960; Alice Tully (1902-1993), New York, by 1974.
Bibliography: 

Rhoda Eitel-Porter and and John Marciari, Italian Renaissance Drawings at the Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 2019, no. 28.
Selected references: Vasari 1878-85, 3:526-27; Schmarsow 1880, 20; Ricci 1902, 176ff.; Crowe and Cavalcaselle 1903-14, 1:183; Scalvanti 1908, 111-12; Fischel and Oberhuber 1913-72, 1: no. 65; Panofsky 1915, 269, 278-88; Fischel 1917, no. 121; Carli 1960, 75; Pope-Hennessy 1970, 88; Oberhuber 1977, 82, 84, 87; New York 1981, no. 13; Florence 1982, under no. 57 and under no. 83/47; Joannides 1983, no. 59; Knab, Mitsch, and Oberhuber 1983, 28-33, 56-59, 62-63, 66; London 1983, under no. 29; Florence 1984, 22; Venice and Rome 1984, under 45/fol. 47; Oberhuber 1986, 164-65, 170; New York 1987, no. 3; Young 1988, 59-60; Esche 1992, 196-97; Shepherd 1993, 136, 183, 369; Röttgen 1997, 306-8; Nucciarelli 1998, 305; Settis and Toracca 1998, 289-91; Acidini Luchinat 1999, 54; Meyer zur Capellen 2001, 1:26-27; Cleveland and Lille 2002, 22; De Vecchi 2002, 57; London 2004-5, 23; Nucciarelli 2004, 229-51; Scarpellini and Silvestrelli 2004, 265; Angelini 2005, 526; New York 2006, no. 11; London 2007-8, no. 76; Perugia and Spello 2008, 137; Vienna 2017, under no. 3.
From Leonardo to Pollock: Master drawings from the Morgan Library. New York: Morgan Library, 2006, cat. no. 11, p. 26-27.

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This drawing also has been attributed to Bernardino Pinturicchio (Perugia 1452-1513 Siena).

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