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Saint Catherine Leaning on a Sword

Artist:
Hans Baldung (called Hans Baldung Grien) (German, Schwäbisch Gmünd (?) 1484/85–1545 Strasbourg (Strassburg))
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Hans Schäufelein (German, Nuremberg ca. 1480–ca. 1540 Nördlingen)
Date:
ca. 1503–4
Medium:
Pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
10 13/16 x 5 1/4 in. (27.4 x 13.3 cm) (maximum dimensions)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Guy Wildenstein Gift and Ian Woodner Family Collection Fund, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.168
Not on view
Inscription: Recto, bottom left, in pen and brown ink: 15144 (the last 4 written in a different hand)
Recto, bottom left, in pen and brown ink: 18386
Verso, lower center, in graphite: Hans Leomiticus Schäufelein
Verso, lower center, in graphite, illegible word
Verso, lower center, in graphite: (?) XVI
Verso, lower center, in graphite: Hans Baldung Grien
Verso, bottom right corner, in graphite: 2001.168
Verso, right center, in pen ank ink: 79i

Marking: Verso, upper right corner, stamp: ST No. 69
Verso, right center, collector's mark
Karl Eduard Liphart (1808–1891); Reinhold von Liphart (Ratshof, second half 19th century); Sale, C. G. Boerner, LeipzigApril 26, 1898, lot 44, as Hans Baldung Grien; Private Collection, Germany; Sale, Sotheby's, New YorkJan.24, 2001 lot176 as Hans Leonhard Schäufelein; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 29, 2002–January 26, 2003.

Charlotte von Prybram-Gladona Unbekannte Zeichnungen alter Meister aus Europäischen Privatbesitz. Prestel Verlag Munich, Munich, 1969, cat. no. 2, fig. no. 2, ill.

Christie's, New York Old Master Drawings. Sale cat. New York, January 24, 2001, cat. no. 176, fig. no. 176, p. 210, ill.

Christian Müller Urs Graf, Die Zeichnungen im Kupferstichkabinett Basel [Beschreibender Katalog der Zeichnungen, Band III, Die Zeichnungen des 15. und 16. Jahrhunderts, Teil 2B]. Basel, 2002, cat. no. under no. 041, p. 125, ill.



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