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Italian School
14th century
St. John the Baptist, with a Smaller Study of the Same Saint Below
ca. 1390-1400
Pen and brown ink, over black chalk, corrections in lead white opaque watercolor, on paper prepared with a red chalk wash; verso: toned with red chalk wash.
9 7/8 x 4 7/8 inches (251 x 125 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1974.30

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Provenance: 
Dukes of Savoy, Aosta, Turin (no mark; see Lugt S. 47a); János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 171.

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Watermark: none.

Associated names: 

Savôia-Aôsta, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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