Michael Herr (German, Metzingen bei Reutlingen 1591–1661 Nuremberg)
Pen and black ink with gray wash over black chalk
12 11/16 x 15 3/4 in. (32.3 x 40 cm)
Gift of Katrin Bellinger, 1998
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed, bottom right edge, in brown ink: "19" Verso, right side, some figures traced in pen and black ink from the recto Upper right corner, in graphite: "20 t (or f)"
Marking: Bottom center, faint collector's mark in violet ink: "J.T." (Lugt Suppl. 1539c, unidentified collector) Watermark: Arms of Nuremberg (see Online-Piccard no. 25123 and 25127, used on paper from Nuremberg, 1620 and 1621 respectively).
Private Collection Lugt 1539c, unidentified mark, known to collect seventeenth century Dutch drawings.; Galerie Bassenge (Berlin), November 28, 1997, lot 5458Auction 70, November 28, 1997, lot 5458; Donor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dürer and Beyond: Central European Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1400–1700," April 3–September 3, 2012.
Galerie Bassenge Zeichnungen des Deutschen Barock. Sale cat. Auction 70, Berlin, November 28, 1997, cat. no. 5458, p. 22, ill.
Stijn Alsteens, Freyda Spira Dürer and Beyond: Central European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1400-1700 Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2012, cat. 81 (entry written by Freyda Spira), ill.
Artist: Michael Herr (German, Metzingen bei Reutlingen 1591–1661 Nuremberg)Date: early 17th–mid 17th centuryMedium: Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash; framing line in pen and gray inkAccession: 2016.457On view in:Not on view