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Crucifixion

Artist:
Johann Wolfgang Baumgartner (German, Kufstein 1712–1761 Augsburg)
Date:
early to mid-18th century
Medium:
Pen and dark brown and black ink, brush and grey and brown wash with white heightening, and traces of black chalk. On blue paper, incised for transfer. Reddened on verso with chalk.
Dimensions:
5 9/16 x 2 15/16 in. (14.2 x 9.5 cm) (uneven margins)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.501.40
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pen and dark brown ink across upper margin: "Ego autem non ascendo ad / dorm Sestum istum Io: 7"; and across lower margin and cut off: "Sestum...[illegible]".
Annotated in pen and black ink: "J.W. Baumgartner del."
Annotated on verso in pencil: "Joh. Wolfgang / Baumgartner / Kufstein 1712 / Augsburg 1761"; and in another hand: "AK"
Numbered in pencil at lower right: [...] / 20
Vendor: Emil Hirsch
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