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Allegory of Sculpture

Johann Andreas Rauch (Swiss, active Wangen, ca. 1617–28)
Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, heightened with white (partially oxidized), over traces of black chalk; framing lines in black ink
6-5/8 x 4 in. (16.9 x 10.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Katrin Bellinger, 1998
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Signed in pen and black ink along lower margin: "Joannes" / "Andreas Rauch in Wang."

Inscription: Dated on the tablet at lower left in pen and black ink: "Anno 1619"
Numbered in a later hand, lower left corner, in pen and brown ink: "415" and in another hand in lower right corner: "432"
Galerie Bassenge (Berlin)Auktion 70, Zeichnungen des deutschen Barock, November 28, 1997, no. 5478 (ill.); Donor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," May 5, 1998–September 14, 1998.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 20, 2008–January 11, 2009.

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