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The Adoration of the Shepherds

Artist:
Attributed to Aertgen Claesz. van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden 1498–1564 Leiden)
Date:
early 16th–mid 16th century
Medium:
Black chalk on light brown paper
Dimensions:
9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (24.8 x 19.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Dickinson Roundell Inc. Gift, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.110
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Aertgen van Leyden". Inscribed on verso, in graphite, lower center: "van Aertgen"; stamped on mount: "FDGM 46" (unidentified collector's stamp; not in Lugt)
Jacob de Vos (1735–1833); probably his sale, Amsterdam, October 30, 1833,and following days, part of folder Y; sale, Christie's, New York, January 24, 2001, lot 151; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 28, 2002–April 21, 2002.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," September 19, 2011–January 8, 2012.

Charlotte von Prybram-Gladona Unbekannte Zeichnungen alter Meister aus europäischem Privatbesitz. Munich, 1969.

Christie's, London Old Master Drawings. Sale cat. New York, January 24, 2001, cat. no. 151, ill.



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