Allegory of Good and Bad Government
Pen and brown ink and wash, over black chalk, on light brown paper.
7 7/8 x 10 1/16 inches (200 x 257 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
Inscribed above the allegorical figures in the drawing, in pen and brown ink, by the artist, "Carita; giustitia; Amor / Avaritia; Ingiustitia, odio"; and at lower right, in pen and brown ink, "Palma".
Moscardo collection, Verona, which passed to the Marquis de Calceolari (no mark; see Lugt S. 2990a-g); János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 312-313.
Formerly attributed to Andrea Michieli. Vicenza 1542?-1617? Venice
Michieli, Andrea, ca. 1542-ca. 1617, Formerly attributed to.
Moscardo family, former owner.
Calceolari, marquis de, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.