Ludovico Pozzoserrato

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Ludovico Pozzoserrato
approximately 1550-approximately 1604
Landscape with St. John on Patmos: Revelations 1:9
Pen and black ink, gray and blue washes, extraneous spots of green wash, on paper.
8 1/4 x 11 7/8 inches (210 x 302 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Walter C. Baker.

Numbered on verso at upper center, in an old hand, in brown ink, "B6 31".
Watermark: Crossbow within a circle, with letters "P" and "Z" flanking bow, circle surmounted by a trefoil, centered on chain line (cf. Briquet 756, 765).

Prosper Henry Lankrink (Lugt 2090); Henry S. Reitlinger (no mark; see Lugt S. 2274a); his sale, part VII, Sotheby's, 23 June 1954, lot 780; acquired from Mathias Komor (dealer), New York (Lugt S. 1882a).

Adams, Frederick B., Jr. Seventh Annual Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1957, p. 69-71, repr.
Muraro, Michelangelo. Venetian Drawings from the Collection Janos Scholz. Venice : N. Pozza, 1957, no. 39.
Stampfle, Felice, with the assistance of Ruth S. Kraemer and Jane Shoaf Turner. Netherlandish Drawings of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries and Flemish Drawings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1991, p. 60, no. 102, repr.

Associated names: 

Lankrink, Prosper Henricus, former owner.
Reitlinger, Henry Scipio, former owner.
Komor, Mathias, 1909-1984, former owner.
Baker, Walter C., donor.