31 January 2013
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF NANCY COHN AND ALLAN KATZ
Girolamo Siciolante da Sermoneta (Sermoneta circa 1521-1575 Rome)
pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white on grey prepared paper, partly squared with a stylus, the outlines pricked for transfer
11 5/8 x 5¾ in. (29.5 x 14.5 cm.)
M. Marignane (L.1872).
Ian Woodner, New York; Christie's, London, 7 July 1992, lot 16 (as North Italian School, circa 1545).
with Colnaghi, London, where acquired by the present owner.
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New York, William H. Schab Gallery, and elsewhere, Woodner Collection 1, A selection of Old Master Drawings before 1700, 1971-2, no. 27 (as Bartolommeo Montagna ?).
Possibly related to a figure in the church of Sant'Andrea on via Flaminia, Rome. Siciolante received a commission from Pope Julius III to paint an altarpiece for that church in 1553, which was flanked by four paintings of saints Andrew, Peter, John and Paul (now destroyed).
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