Bartolomeo Vivarini

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Bartolomeo Vivarini
ca. 1432-ca. 1499
Saints John the Evangelist? and John the Baptist. Verso: Assumption of the Virgin
Pen and brown ink on paper; verso: pen and brown ink.
5 3/8 x 3 inches (137 x 75 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.

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Inscribed beneath the figure of John the Baptist, in pen and brown ink, by the artist, "pro[...] / II[...] P / pro[...]"; beneath the design, in pen and brown ink, "Johani lucha fri xarti(?) / asta antica e / co[m]pagno di Btolam- (rest cut off)".

Anton Schmid, Vienna (b. 1904; no mark; see Lugt S. 2330b); Walter Hugelshofer, Zurich; from whom purchased in 1958 by János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Associated names: 

Schmid, Anton, former owner.
Hugelshofer, Walter, 1899- former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.


Tuscan and Venetian Drawings of the Quattrocento from the Collection of János Scholz. Los Angeles : Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1967, no. 60.
Scholz, Janos. Italian Master Drawings, 1350-1800, from the János Scholz Collection. New York : Dover, 1976, no. 13, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 313.

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