Pietro Testa

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Pietro Testa
1611-1650
Charity in a Landscape with Tall Trees Surrounded by Groups of Putti
Pen and light and dark brown ink, over graphite, on paper.
12 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches (324 x 260 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 180
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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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Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, IV, 180, repr.
100 Master drawings from the Morgan Library & Museum. München : Hirmer, 2008, no. 26, repr. [Sibylle Weber am Bach]

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Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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