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Pilate Washing his Hands

Artist:
Bernard van Orley (Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels)
Date:
early 1530s
Medium:
Black chalk, squared in red chalk, on four joined sheets of paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 36 1/4 x 24 3/16 in. (92 x 61.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Louis V. Bell Fund and Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.430
Not on view
Probably owned by Van Parijs (Belgian)(c. 1789–1839); his heirs; their sale, Frederik Muller & Cie (Amsterdam), January 11–12, 1878, part of lot 322; Private Collection, Brussels; Private Collection, Munich, Antwerp; sale, Sotheby's, New York, January 25, 2002, lot 17; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 27, 2003–April 28, 2003.

Frederik Muller Catalogue des précieux dessins anciens des écoles Italienne, Française, Allemande, Hollandaise et Flamande, formant le cabinet délaissé par Mr. van Parijs, de Bruxelles Sale cat., January 11-12, 1878. Frederik Muller & Cie, 1878, cat. no. 322.

Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Anne Marie Logan European Drawings and Watercolors in the Yale University Art Gallery 1500-1900. vol. 1, New Haven, 1970, pp. 269, notes 3 (possibly by the artist P. Coecke van Aelst).

Karel G. Boon, Foundation Custodia L'Epoque de Lucas de Leyde et Pierre Bruegel: Dessins des anciens Pays-Bas Collection Frits Lugt. Paris, 1981, pp. 165-167.

Emmanuelle Brugerolles, David Guillet Renaissance et Maniérisme dans les Écoles du Nord: Dessins des collections de l'École des Beaux-Arts Exh. cat. École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, Paris, 1985, p. 92.

Karel G. Boon The Netherlandish and German Drawings of the XVth and XVIth centuries of The Frits Lugt Collection. Collection Frits Lugt-Fondation Custodia, 1, Paris, 1992, pp. 282-283 (as by an artist "fairly close to van Orley and who must have worked in his studio").

Sotheby's, New York Old Master Drawings including works on paper from the collection of Charles Ryskamp. Sale cat. January 25, 2002, cat. no. 17, ill.

Carmen C. Bambach, Elizabeth E. Barker, Colta Ives, Nadine Orenstein, Michiel C. Plomp, Perrin Stein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 2002-2003." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Vol. 61, no. 2, Autumn 2003, p. 18, ill.

Suzanne Boorsch, John Marciari Master Drawings from the Yale University Art Gallery [Exh. cat. Sarasota (The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art), Austin (The Blanton Museum of Art) and New Haven (Yale University Art Gallery) 2006-2008]. Yale University Press, New Haven, 2006, p. 46, under cat. 4.



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