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Allegory of Air and Earth

Bartholomäus Reiter (German, 1583–1622 (active Munich))

Date:
1618
Medium:
Pen and brown ink with gray and violet wash and white heightening over black chalk and graphite
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 1/4 x 7 15/16 in. (31.1 x 20.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Van Day Truex Fund, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.530
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Recto, bottom left corner, in pen and black ink, dated:[1] 618
    Recto, center, in pen and brown ink: jf180

    Verso, bottom right, in graphite: 5/1004625
    Verso, lower right, in graphite: 2001.530
    Verso, lower center, in red chalk: IIII1
    Verso, bottom left corner, in graphite: 4)

    Marking: Watermark: Triple Mount in Quatrefoil with Letters, close to Piccard-Online No. 154028 (Munich, 1613)

  • Provenance

    JF 180 (not in Lugt) ; Galerie Claude Kuhn (Basel, Switzerland), Spring 1987, no. 28; Sotheby's, New YorkJanuary 12, 1990, lot 171; Private Collection, New York ; Monroe Warshaw (New York, NY); Vendor: Monroe Warshaw (New York, NY)

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 28, 2003–July 27, 2003.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dürer and Beyond: Early Central European Drawings in New York Collections," April 3, 2012–September 3, 2012.

  • References

    Stijn Alsteens, Freyda Spira Dürer and Beyond: Central European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1400-1700 Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2012, cat. 80 (entry written by Freyda Spira); p. xiv (introduction written by Stijn Alsteens), ill.

    Sotheby's, New York Old Master Drawings. Sale catalogue. New York, January 12, 1990, cat. no. 171, fig. no. 171, p. 108, ill.

    Monroe Warshaw Sale catalogue. Kunstkabinett, New York, New York, 2001, cat. no. 10, fig. no. 10, ill.



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