Giuseppe Recco

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Giuseppe Recco
1634-1695
Fish
Pen and brown ink and wash, and watercolor, on paper; drawn on sheet with wide column of accounts on either side orientated upside down from still-life.
6 3/16 x 10 1/2 inches (158 x 267 mm)
Purchase.
1977.9

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Provenance: 
Armand-Francois-Louis de Mestral de St. Saphorin, Switzerland; Reichlen Gallery, Lausanne; from whom purchased by János Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Alfred Moir, ed. Drawings by Seventeenth Century Italian Masters from the Collection of János Scholz. Santa Barbara : Art Galleries, University of California, 1974, no. 94, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Eighteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978, p. 286.

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Watermark: none.

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Saint-Saphorin, Armand-François-Louis de Mestral de, 1738-1805, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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