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Design for a Frontispiece with the Medici Arms

Artist:
Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Netherlandish, Bruges 1523–1605 Florence)
Date:
16th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and blue wash, heightened with white, incised for transfer; with collage
Dimensions:
7-1/2 x 11-5/8 in. (19.1 x 29.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.258
Not on view
William A. Baillie-Grohman (born 1851); by descent to Mrs. William A. Baillie-Grohman; her sale, Sotheby's, London14 May 1923, part of lot 157; C. F. G. R. Schwerdt; his sale, Sotheby's, LondonJuly 10, 1939, part of lot 1305; Marcel Jeanson; his sale, Sotheby's, MonacoMarch 1, 1987, lot 515; With Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 30, 1998–February 8, 1999.

William A. Baillie-Grohman Sport in Art: An iconography of sport during four hundred years from the beginning of the fifteenth to the end of the eighteenth centuries. London, [1919], p. 120.

Sotheby's, London Catalogue of the Extensive Collection of Old Engravings, Drawings & Books relating to Sport, formed by the late W. A. Baillie-Grohman of Schloss Matzen, Brixlegg, Tyrol. May 14, 1923, cat. no. 157.

C. F. G. R. Schwerdt Hunting, Hawking, Shooting. vol. 3, London, 1928, cat. no. 1, p. 221.

Bok van Kammen Stradanus and the Hunt. [1977] 1982, 235.

Bok van Kammen Stradanus and the Hunt. Ann Arbor, 1982.

Sotheby's, Monaco Dessins de Stradanus: Extraits du catalogue de la bibliothèque Marcel Jeanson. Sale catalogue. 1987, cat. no. 515.

Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel , Munich Drawings in Florence 1500-1650. Dealer catalogue. 1991, cat. no. 9.

Alessandra Baroni Vannucci Jan van der Straet detto Giovanni Stradano: flandrus pictor et inventor. Milan, 1997, cat. no. 315, ill.

Alessandra Baroni Vanucci Jan van der Straet detto Giovanni Stradano flandrus pictor et inventor. Milan, 1997, fig. no. no.315, p.248, ill.



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