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Death of Socrates

Artist:
Anonymous, German, 19th century
Date:
19th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, red chalk and gouache
Dimensions:
10 7/16 x 13 11/16 in. (26.5 x 34.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.478
Not on view
Inscription: Verso, upper left, inscription in German (?)
Verso, in center, in graphite: 448
Verso, bottom center, in graphite: 448
Verso, bottom right corner, in graphite: 80.3.478 [and in blue pencil, facing right edge]: 478
Verso, right center, in red chalk, facing inside: G1114
Verso, bottom left, in blue pencil, partly erased: 478

Marking: Recto, bottom right, MMA stamp
James Jackson Jarves; Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York); Donor: Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall.," 1895.

Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, etc.; Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hand-book, no. 8, New York, 1895, cat. no. 478.



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