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Urania

Artist:
Wenzel Jamnitzer (German, Vienna 1507/8–1585 Nuremberg)
Date:
1520–85
Medium:
Black chalk
Dimensions:
4 15/16 x 3 5/8 in. (12.6 x 9.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Edward Pearce Casey Fund and The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.111
Not on view
Signature: Monogrammed and dated: 15 WI 37

Inscription: Verso, center, in graphite: 55/ Wenzel; lower left: 370 / VL; lower right: 2001.111 H E F (20th-century handwriting)
Henry Oppenheimer (British (born America), Washington, D.C. 1859–1932 London); his sale, Christie's, London, July 10, 13–14, 1936, lot 388 (£48 6s to How); Franz Koenigs (Cologne 1881–1941 Haarlem/Rotterdam); The descendants of Franz Koenigs (Cologne 1881–1941 Haarlem/Rotterdam); Their sale, Sotheby's, New York, January 23, 2001, lot 8; Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dürer and Beyond: Central European Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1400–1700," April 3–September 3, 2012.

Ernst Kris "Zum Werke Peter Flötners und zur Geschichte der Nürmberger Goldschmiedekunst" Pantheon. vol. 9, Munich, 1932, fig. no. 1, pp. 95-98, ill.

Christie, Manson and Woods The Oppenheimer Sale: Catalogue of the Famous Collection of Old Master Drawings Formed by the Late Henry Oppenheimer, Esq., F.S.A. Sale cat. London, July 10-14, 1936, cat. no. 388, p. 188, ill.

William D. Wixom Renaissance Bronzes from Ohio Collections. Exh. cat., The Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland Museum of Art, 1975, cat. no. under cat. 183.

Sotheby's, New York Old Master and Modern Drawings and Prints from the Franz Koenigs Collection. Sale cat. New York, January 23, 2001, cat. no. 8, fig. no. 8, p. 25, ill.

Stijn Alsteens, Freyda Spira Dürer and Beyond: Central European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1400-1700 Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2012, cat. 42 (entry written by Freyda Spira); p. xiv (introduction written by Stijn Alsteens); p. 70; p. 151.



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