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January (one of a series representing the labors of the months)

Artist:
Jonas Umbach (German, Augsburg 1624–1693 Augsburg)
Date:
1690 or slightly earlier
Medium:
Red chalk over faint traces of black chalk
Dimensions:
3 5/16 x 4 3/4 in. (8.3 x 12.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.97.36
Not on view
Inscription: Verso, bottom right, in graphite: 17.97.33
Verso, lower left, in graphite: 35058
Verso, center, in graphite, within a circle: 9

Marking: Recto, bottom laeft-center: MMA stamp
Verso, bottom right, in graphite: MMA stamp
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dürer and Beyond: Early Central European Drawings in New York Collections," April 3, 2012–September 3, 2012.

Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann "A Census of Drawings from the Holy Roman Empire, 1540-1680 in North American Collections." in Central European History. vol. 18, Atlanta, 1985, p. 110.

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. 100 (entry written by Stijn Alsteens), ill.



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