Cesare Franchi

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Cesare Franchi
approximately 1555-1595
Christ at the Column
Pen and brown ink, with gray wash, over red chalk, on paper.
8 1/16 x 5 5/16 inches (204 x 136 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
1993.242

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Watermark: Fleur-de-lis, fragment.

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Dukes of Savoy, Aosta, Turin (Lugt S. 47a); acquired in 1951 in Turin, Janos Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
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The Life of Christ : Drawings from the János Scholz Collection : Italian Drawings from the 16th through the 18th Century. Notre Dame : University of Notre Dame Art Gallery, 1964, no. 56.

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Savoy, Aosta, Turin, Dukes of, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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