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Child Sleeping. Verso: Virgin and Child with Archangel Michael and Another Figure, on Clouds Supported by Putti
Black chalk on paper; verso: red chalk.
9 5/8 x 7 3/4 inches (245 x 198 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
1993.200

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The drawing was published as by Santi di Tito (Sansepolcro 1536-1603 Florence) in 1974 and entered the collection in 1993 under that same name.
Formerly attributed to Santi di Tito, Sansepolcro 1536-Florence 1602.
Watermark: none.

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Inscribed on verso, at lower right, in pen and brown ink, "767-".

Provenance: 
Possibly Giovanni Piancastelli (1845-1926), Rome (no mark; see Lugt 2078a) (possibly identical to drawing in Piancastelli collection list in János Scholz files called "Santi di Tito"); Edward (1857-1933) and Mary Brandegee (1871-1956), Boston (no mark; see Lugt 1860c); purchased by János Scholz (1903-1993), New York (see Lugt Suppl. 2933b).
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Santi, di Tito, 1536-1603, Formerly attributed to.
Piancastelli, Giovanni, 1845-1926, former owner.
Brandegee, Edward, former owner.
Brandegee, Mary, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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Selected references: Santa Barbara and elsewhere 1974, no. 117 (as Santi di Tito).

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