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Neptune and Amphitrite

Artist:
Bartholomeus Spranger (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1546–1611 Prague)
Date:
mid-16th–early 17th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash
Dimensions:
10-5/16 x 7-1/2 in. (26.2 x 19.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anne and Jean Bonna Gift, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.169
Not on view
Inscription: At lower right, inscribed "Spranger" in pen and black ink. Verso: at center, inscribed "Spranger Ecole Allemande / h = 0,m 272 l = 0,m 195 / lefrun (?) ait (?) eto a Gerin 6,50 eu / 1841" in graphite; at center left, inscribed "9 héverin / L XVI im L atue / a... / ..../ 3 em..." in black crayon; at lower center, inscribed "G2" in graphite; at center right, inscribed "32 5 x 25" in black crayon; at lower right, inscribed "269" in graphite

Marking: At lower right, the collector's mark of Charles Gasc (Lugt 543)
Charles Gasc (French, Paris, ca. 1850–1860); Fabius collection (Paris); Vendor: Jean-François Heim (French)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 26, 1999–October 18, 1999.

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