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Head of an Apostle

Artist:
circle of Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, Antwerp 1599–1641 London)
Date:
early 17th century
Medium:
Black and white chalk on blue paper
Dimensions:
10 1/2 x 8 1/16 in. (26.7 x 20.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Janos Scholz, 1952
Accession Number:
52.214.4
Not on view
Inscription: Verso lower left, in graphite: Ant. van Dyck / ex coll. Mayor and Mallmann, Berlin
Verso, lower left, in graphite: 52.214.4
Verso, lower right, in graphite: GgA

Marking: Lower right: collector's mark of William Mayor, London (Lugt 2799)
Verso, lower right: MMA stamp
William Mayor (British, died 1874 London); J. W. Collection, London; Sale, Helbing (Munich), Munich, 19 June 1897, lot 435; Gaston Ritter von Mallman, Berlin; sale Rudolph Lepke (Berlin), 13–14 June 1918, lot 54; János Scholz
Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame. "Janos Scholz, Musician and Collector," August 3, 1980–May 28, 1980.

William Mayor A brief chronological description of a collection of original drawings and sketches by the most celebrated masters. London, 1871, cat. no. 254, fig. no. 0, 0.

Galerie Hugo Helbing Handzeichnungen aus Privatbesitz. vol. 1, Munich, 1902, cat. no. 8, fig. no. 0, 0, ill.

Otto Benesch "Van Dyck's Drawings of Children." in the Gazette des Beaux-Arts. vol. 30, 1946, fig. no. 1, pp. 154-155, ill.

Horst Vey, Roger-A. d'Hulst Antoon van Dyck: Tekeningen en Olieverfschetsen. Exh. cat.: July 1-August 21. 1960, cat. no. 54, fig. no. XXXIV, p. 91, ill.

Horst Vey Die Zeichnungen Anton van Dycks. Brussels, 1962, cat. no. 109, fig. no. 146, pp. 179-180.

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Rubens Ex. cat. 1977, cat. no. 10.

Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame Janos Scholz, Musician and Collector Exh. cat., The Snite Museum of Art. 1980, cat. no. 121, fig. no. 121, p. 110, ill.



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