Pietro Testa

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Pietro Testa
1611-1650
The Dream of Joseph
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, on paper.
10 11/16 x 8 1/2 inches (271 x 216 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1979.60
Inscription: 

Inscribed at lower left, in pen and brown ink, "9", at lower right, "145"; on mount, centered below design, "Pietro Testa".

Provenance: 
János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Nineteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978-1980. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981, p. 218.
Scholz, Janos. Italian Master Drawings, 1350-1800, from the János Scholz Collection. New York : Dover, 1976, no. 92, repr.

Notes: 

Watermark: none visible through lining.

Associated names: 

Scholz, János, former owner.

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