Belisario Corenzio

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Belisario Corenzio
16th/17th century
Joshua before Jericho Stopping the Sun
Black wash, white and blue opaque watercolor, over black chalk, on light brown laid paper.
8 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches (223 x 260 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1993.273

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Inscription: 

Inscribed at lower left, in pen and brown ink, "Bellisario"; on verso, in pen and brown ink, "Gius...d'Arpino".

Provenance: 
János Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Stampfle, Felice, and Jacob Bean. Drawings from New York collections. II: The seventeenth century in Italy. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1967, no. 16, repr.
In the Shadow of Vesuvius : Neapolitan Drawings from the Collection of János Scholz. New York : Finch College Museum of Art, 1969, no. 16, repr.

Notes: 

Drawing is preparatory for a fresco in the Gesù Nuovo, Naples.

Associated names: 

Scholz, János, former owner.

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