Attributed to Domenico Capriolo

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Attributed to Domenico Capriolo
approximately 1494-1528
Design for a Book Cover (?), with Assumption of the Virgin
ca. 1520-1528
Pen and brown ink on paper; architectural details indented.
10 1/4 x 8 1/8 inches (260 x 207 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.

Watermark: none.


Inscribed in red chalk, "3; 3; 5"; on verso, in purple pencil, "Carpaccio"; in upper right corner, in black chalk, "6". Printed on paper pasted onto verso, in black ink, "64"; inscribed below this, in graphite, "56".

Alfredo Viggiano (Lugt S. 191a), Venice; purchased in Venice in 1952 by János Scholz (1903-1993), New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Associated names: 

Viggiano, Alfredo, 1884-1948, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.


Oakland and San Francisco 1959, no. 15; Los Angeles and elsewhere 1967-68, no. 9.
Venetian Drawings, 1600-1800. Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco. Berkeley : Gillick, 1960, no. 15.
Tuscan and Venetian Drawings of the Quattrocento from the Collection of János Scholz. Los Angeles : Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1967, no. 9.

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