Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk. Framing line in pen and brown ink
16 3/16 x 11 5/16 in. (41.1 x 28.7 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1996
Not on view
Inscription: Verso: at upper left, inscribed "Addi 19. di juglio 1572 zu fiorenzo / Horicento una della vostra 4 di juglio" in pen and brown ink (This day the 19th of July 1572 at Florence / Originating from one of yours the 4th of July)
Private Collection, Europe; Vendor: sale, Sotheby's, London, July 3, 1996, lot 56 (as by the artist Hendrick Goltzius)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 21, 1996–January 6, 1997.
Sotheby's, London Old Master Drawings. July 3, 1996, cat. 56 (as by the artist Hendrick Goltzius), ill.
Artist: Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Netherlandish, Bruges 1523–1605 Florence)Date: ca. 1587–89Medium: Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white, over black chalk. IncisedAccession: 1974.205On view in:Not on view