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Christ Driving the Money Changers from the Temple

Matthias Scheits (German, Hamburg ca. 1625–ca. 1700 Hamburg)
ca. 1665–70
Pen and brown ink and gray wash; traced in black chalk and incised for transfer
10-1/8 x 7-7/8 in. (25.7 x 20 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Katrin Bellinger, 1998
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Recto, lower left, in pen and brown ink: m Scheitz

Inscription: Recto, at upper right, in pen and red ink: N21
Sale Galerie Bassenge (Berlin)Nov.28, 1997, Auction 70, no.5484; Donor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," May 5, 1998–September 14, 1998.

Galerie Bassenge Zeichnungen des Deutschen Barock. Sale cat. Auction 70, Berlin, November 28, 1997, cat. no. 5484, p. 40.

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