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Nativity

Artist:
Johann Wolfgang Baumgartner (German, Kufstein 1712–1761 Augsburg)
Date:
before 1761
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and grey wash with white heightening on brown paper. Incised for transfer. Reddened on verso with chalk.
Dimensions:
5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in. (15 x 9.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.501.41
Not on view
Inscription: In pen and dark brown ink at upper margin: 4. / S. Josephus à Pastorib. c. Jesu et Maria in =/ ventus. Circumciso Infant: nomen imponit.
At lower margin: Pariet aurem filium, et vocabis / nomen ejus Icsum. Matth. 1.v.21 / J.W. Baumgartner
Annotated on verso in pencil: Joh. Wolfgang Baumgartner / Kufstein 1712-Augsburg 1761
In another hand: AK
Numbered at lower left in pencil: 21546
Vendor: Emil Hirsch
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