Pietro Testa

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Pietro Testa
1611-1650
Death of Sinorix. Verso: Group Helping an Injured or Dying Man
Pen and brown ink and wash, over black chalk, on paper; partial framing line in brown ink. Verso: pen and brown ink and wash, over black chalk, on paper; partial framing line in black ink.
13 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches (349 x 248 mm); verso: 8 7/8 x 11 13/16 inches (225 x 298 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
IV, 180h and IV, 180i

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Inscribed at lower right corner, in pen and black ink, "31"; inscribed at lower left of verso, in graphite, "5".

Provenance: 
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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Not in Fairfax Murray catalog.

Associated names: 

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

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