Swiss School

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Swiss School
16th century
Portrait of a Man in a Flat Cap
Charcoal on paper.
9 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches (245 x 190 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Benjamin Sonnenberg.
1972.1

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Provenance: 
Sir Peter Lely (Lugt 2092); Jonathan Richardson Sr. (Lugt 2184); Anthony O. Brien.
Bibliography: 

Pierpont Morgan Library. Major Acquisitions of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1924-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1974. Vol. 2: Drawings, no. 35, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 166.

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Watermark: three hillocks surmounted by a fleur-de-lis (cf. Briquet 11935-37).

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Anonymous, Swiss School, 16th cent.
Lely, Peter, Sir, 1618-1680, former owner.
Richardson, Jonathan, 1665-1745, former owner.
Brien, Anthony O., former owner.
Sonnenberg, Benjamin, 1901-1978, donor.

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