Formerly attributed to Anonymous, German, 16th century
Possibly by Georg Keller (German, Frankfurt am Main 1568–1634 Frankfurt am Main)
Pen and black ink
5 9/16 x 5 1/2 in. (14.2 x 14 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 2001
Not on view
Signature: Recto, lower center, in pen and black ink: GK [with a device] 1586 10 octob.
Inscription: Verso, bottom left corner, in graphite: 2001.501
Marking: Mount, bottom right: Kneller / no. 1569 (collector's mark of J. Dupan; Lugt 1440). The paper bears part of a watermark representing two towers (cf. Briquet 15919-50, Ravensburg, second part of the 16th century).
Jean-Marc Du Pan (Geneva, 1785–1838); Sale Christie's, LondonJuly 10, 2001, lot 149A, as German School, 1586; Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
Christie's, London Old Master Drawings including Leonardo da Vinci's 'Horse and Rider'. Sale cat. London, July 10, 2001, cat. no. 149A, fig. no. 149A, p. 189, ill.
Artist: Jan Brueghel the Elder (Netherlandish, Brussels 1568–1625 Antwerp)Date: ca. 1588–89Medium: Pen and brown ink, brush and blue and brown washes, heightened with white; framing lines in pen and brown inkAccession: 1995.15On view in:Not on view