Giovan Battista Beinaschi

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Giovan Battista Beinaschi
approximately 1634-1688
Trumpeters. Verso: head and torso of a man looking upward
Black chalk on blue paper.
15 x 21 1/4 inches (380 x 538 mm)
Purchased on the Fellows Fund.
1975.1

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Inscribed at lower right in graphite, "Beinaschi (II) 10:"; in pen and brown ink in an old hand, "D.2". On verso at lower left corner, in pen and brown ink, "8a 15".
Watermark: Three crescents in a row, descending in size. Paper contains many clumps and inclusions making radiograph difficult to read.

Provenance: 
Giovanni Piancastelli, Rome (no mark; see Lugt S. 2078a); Edward and Mary Brandegee, Boston (no mark; see Lugt S. 1860c); Janos Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Eighteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978, p. 248-249.

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Piancastelli, Giovanni, 1845-1926, former owner.
Brandegee, Edward, former owner.
Brandegee, Mary, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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