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Group of Men

Master of the Large Figure Brush Drawings
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Adam Elsheimer (German, Frankfurt 1578–1610 Rome)
17th century
Brush and brown wash over traces of black chalk
8 9/16 x 12 15/16 in. (21.8 x 32.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Recto, bottom right, in red ink: 22.87
Verso, bottom left, in graphite: 22.87

Marking: Verso, at center left and bottom center, in graphite, decorative drawings
Verso, bottom left: MMA stamp
Vendor: Fitz Roy Carrington
Helen Read "An Elsheimer Drawing." The Bulletin of the Fogg Museum of Art-Studies of Master Drawings. Fogg Museum, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1938, p. 52.

Hans Möhle Die Zeichnungen Adam Elsheimers: Das Werk des Meisters und der Problemkreis Elsheimer-Goudt. Berlin, 1966, An incorrect accession number of 22.81 is cited., cat. no. D12, fig. no. D12, pp. 56; 179, ill.

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