Attributed to Antonio Vivarini

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Attributed to Antonio Vivarini
active 1415-1476
St. Catherine of Alexandria Standing in a Niche
Pen and brown ink, blue wash, on paper.
10 5/8 x 4 1/18 inches (270 x 104 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.

Watermark: none.
The drawing has also been attributed to Bartolomeo Vivarini (ca. 1432-ca. 1499).


Inscribed on verso, in pencil, by János Scholz, "Jacopo da Montagnana / see Bonnat? / Andrea da Murano / 688; ex. Coll. Viggiano, Vicenza / Poph. prob. Venetian / circle of Vivarini / Degenh. published it in / Munich Jahrbuch".

Unidentified collector (mark: a circle in black ink, on verso of lining); Alfredo Viggiano, Venice (1884-1948; Lugt S. 191a); art market, London, 1951; János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
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Vivarini, Bartolomeo, ca. 1432-ca. 1499, Formerly attributed to.
Viggiano, Alfredo, 1884-1948, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.


Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 313.
Venetian Drawings from the Collection of János Scholz. Montgomery, Ala. : Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1976, no. 3, repr. (includes previous bibliography and exhibitions).
Scholz, Janos. Italian Master Drawings, 1350-1800, from the János Scholz Collection. New York : Dover, 1976, no. 12, repr.
Scholz, Janos, and Dean A. Porter. János Scholz, Musician and Collector. Notre Dame : Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, 1980, no. 133.

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