Bartolomeo Neroni

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Bartolomeo Neroni
approximately 1505-1571
Four Men Carrying the Ark of the Covenant
Pen and brown ink, over black chalk, on paper; squared for transfer in black chalk.
7 3/8 x 7 inches (188 x 178 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1993.206
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Inscribed on album page, at center, above drawing, in pen and brown ink, "23"; at center, beneath drawing, in black chalk, "Scuola di Raffaello -".

Provenance: 
Private collection, Florence; Lucien Goldschmidt, New York; from whom purchased in 1956 by János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Oberhuber, Konrad, and Dean Walker. Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings From the Collection of János Scholz. Washington, D.C. : National Gallery of Art ; New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973, no. 36, repr.

Associated names: 

Goldschmidt, Lucien, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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