24 January 2008
Giulio Benso (Pieve di Teco 1592-1668)
The Martyrdom of Saint Stephen
with number '221'
pen and brown ink, brown wash
7 7/8 x 6 3/8 in. (199 x 161 mm.)
A Genoese (?) collector with corresponding numbering '221'.
William H. Crocker (1861-1937), Burlingame, California; thence by descent to his son
Charles Crocker (1904-61), San Francisco; thence by descent to the present owners.
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We are grateful to Dr. Mary Newcome for confirming the attribution to Benso.
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