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Knight on Horseback

Anonymous, German, 16th century
ca. 1520
Pen and black ink and grey washes with white heightening
8 3/8 x 7 3/16 in. (21.3 x 18.3 cm)
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 2001
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Recto, lower center, in pen and black ink: Daneyel poub Jacob 1552

Marking: At lower left, the collector's mark of Eugène Rodrigues (Lugt 897)
Général Comte Antoine François Andreossy (Paris 1761–1828 Paris); his sale, Laneuville, France, April 1864, lot 144; Eugène Rodrigues (Paris 1853–?1928); sale, Frederik Muller & Cie (Amsterdam), July 12, 1921, lot 75; Anton W. Mensing (died 1937); Frederik Muller & Cie (Amsterdam), April 27–29, 1937, lot 366; Charles Albert de Burlet (Rotterdam 1882–1956 Basel); Hans Schaeffer (New York); Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 29, 2002–January 26, 2003.

Frederik Muller Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, 1921, Dessins Anciens, Collection Paris. Sale cat. Frederik Muller & Cie, Amsterdam, July 12-13, 1921, cat. no. 75, fig. no. 75, p. 17, ill.

Frederik Muller, Mensing & Fils, Amsterdam Frederik Muller and Mensing & Fils, Amsterdam, April 27-29, 1937, Collection M.Antoine W.M. Mensing. Amsterdam, April 27-29, 1937, cat. no. 366, fig. no. 366, p. 39, ill.

Master Drawings. Sale catalogue. Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel , Munich, Munich, 2001, cat. no. 2, fig. no. 2, ill.

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