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An Allegory of Fortune with Two River Gods

Hans Jakob Ebelmann (German, Speyer ca. 1570–ca. 1625 Speyer)

Date:
1624
Medium:
Pen and black ink and grey and blue wash over black chalk
Dimensions:
sheet: 4 1/16 x 11 7/16 in. (10.3 x 29 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.2
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: Signed and dated in pen and black ink: Johann Ebelman 1624

  • Provenance

    Private Collection, Paris?; Sotheby's, Amsterdam, November 11, 1997, lot 49; Unicorno Collection (Saam Nijstad and Lily Nijstad -Einhorn, Amsterdam) ; Sotheby's, Amsterdam, May 19, 2004, lot 4; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel , Munich

  • Exhibition History

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

  • References

    Handzeichnungen und Aquarelle Alter, Neuer, und Moderner Meister Sale cat. F.A.C. Prestel, Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 1927, cat. no. 149, fig. no. on plate 1, 3, ill.

    Horst Vey "Kölner Zeichnungen aus dem 16., 17. und 18. Jahrhundert." Wallraf-Richartz-Jahrbuch. vo. 26, Cologne, 1964, fig. no. 90, 125, ill.

    The Unicorno Collection Fifty Five Years of Collecting Drawings Sale cat. Sotheby's, Amsterdam, May 19, 2004, cat. no. 4, ill.

    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. 78 (entry written by Freyda Spira); p. 189, note 4, ill.

    Old Master Drawings. [sale Amsterdam, November 11, 1997]. Sotheby's, Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 1997, cat. no. 49, ill.

    Ingrid S. Brons Grenzeloos goed: Tekeningen uit de Unicorno collectie. Ex. cat.: Haags Historisch Museum, March 3-May 27. 2001, cat. no. 49, 95, ill.



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