Andrea Sacchi

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Andrea Sacchi
1599?-1661
St. Anthony of Padua
Red chalk, with white chalk, on paper; faintly squared in black chalk.
12 1/8 x 11 inches (308 x 279 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 27f
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Inscribed on verso of mount, in pen and brown ink, "Giusto veran non e giusto, ma lo ve[d]o m andoro che[e superscript] sara m[e]no m[e]no cativo. / written on th[e] back".
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Jonathan Richardson, Sr. (Lugt 2184); Charles Rogers, London (Lugt 624); 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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