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The Presentation of Mary in the Temple

Anonymous, Netherlandish, 16th century
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Cornelis Engebrechtsz (Netherlandish, ca. 1461–1527)
ca. 1520
Pen and gray ink, heightened with white gouache
sheet: 10 9/16 x 8 in. (26.8 x 20.3 cm)
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 2001
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Verso: at lower right, inscribed "Baburen maitre d'Albert Dürer fec." in pen and brown ink

Marking: Verso: at lower left, an unidentified collector's inscription: "9L" (?)
Thomas Weld (Lulworth Castle, Dorset); Mrs. Alfred Noyes; Baskett and Day, London, 1974; sale, Christie's, London, March 30, 1976, lot 116(as by the artist Cornelis Engelbrechts); Art Consult, 2001; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 3, 2011–April 4, 2011.

Old Master Drawings: A Quarterly Magazine for Students and Collectors. B. T. Batsford, Ltd., vol. 6, London, June 1931-March 1932, p. 29.

Exhibition of thirty old master drawings of the northern schools.. Baskett and Day, London, 1974, cat. 9 (as by the artist Cornelis Engebrechtsz), ill.

Christie's, London Fine Old Master Drawings [Sale cat: March 30, 1976]. 1976, cat. no. 116, ill.

Marijn Schapelhouman Nederlandse tekeningen omstreeks 1600 / Netherlandish drawings circa 1600 Catalogus van de Nederlandse tekeningen in het Rijksprentenkabinet, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam / Catalogue of the Dutch and Flemish drawings in the Rijksprentenkabinet, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, vol. 3 (compromising a supplement to vol. 1). Staatsuitgeverij, The Hague, The Hague, 1987, p, 182, note 1.

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