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.
7 7/8 x 8 inches (200 x 203 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
1993.205
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Watermark: Ladder in a circle, surmounted by a star (cf. Briquet 5922: Siena, 1499-1524 or 5923: Florence, 1513-14).

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Private collection, Florence; Lucien Goldschmidt, New York; or Wallach, New York; from whom purchased in 1954 by Janos Scholz (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.

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

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