Bon, Ambrogio

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Bon, Ambrogio
1645-ca. 1713
Assumption of the Virgin with Saint John the Baptist and Saint Anthony Abbott. Verso: Sketch of floating figures seen from below
Pen and brown ink, with gray and brown wash, on paper with arched top; squared in black chalk; verso: black chalk.
10 11/16 x 5 3/16 inches (272 x 131 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1993.46

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Inscribed at lower left, in pen and dark brown ink, "Ambrosio Bon".

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Dukes of Savoy, Aosta, Turin (Lugt S. 47a); acquired in 1951 in Turin by János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
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Design for an altarpiece for the church of Caerano San Marco, Treviso. Drawing is on verso of sheet with notes regarding a commission dated 1695/96.

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Savoy, Aosta, Turin, Dukes of, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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