Bernardino India

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Bernardino India
1528-1590
Three Female Allegorical Figures Representing the Art of Metalwork?
Pen and brown ink and wash, over black chalk, on paper.
4 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches (121 x 171 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
1993.121
Inscription: 

Inscribed on a piece of paper probably taken from old album page and pasted onto verso, in pen and brown ink, "Bernardin India Veronese".
Watermark: Possibly Bishop's hat over shield, fragment.
Watermark: On tertiary support of the drawing. Three crescents in a row, descending in size.

Provenance: 
Moscardo collection, Verona, which passed to the Marquis de Calceolari (no mark; see Lugt S. 2990a-g); Janos Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Notes: 

This drawing is a preparatory design for a monochrome oil on canvas for the organ loft at S. Giorgio in Braida, Verona.
On the same mount as 1993.122.

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Moscardo family, former owner.
Calceolari, marquis de, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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