Marco Ricci

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Marco Ricci
1676-1729
Brigands Attacking Two Travelers
Pen and brown ink and brown wash, over black chalk, on paper.
14 5/8 x 21 1/4 inches (372 x 538 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1976.38

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Inscribed on verso of lining, in black chalk, "Ricci, Marco Venedig Belluno".
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Armand-François-Louis de Mestral de St. Saphorin, Switzerland; Marco Marmier, Geneva; from whom purchased in 1955 by János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Scholz, Janos. Italian Master Drawings, 1350-1800, from the János Scholz Collection. New York : Dover, 1976, no. 131, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Eighteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978, p. 287.

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