The Emperor Maxentius Ordering the Burning of the Fifty Wise Men...
Albrecht Altdorfer (German, Regensburg ca. 1480–1538 Regensburg)
Pen and brown ink, and wash over black chalk
sheet: 6 5/8 x 6 5/16 in. (16.9 x 16 cm)
Purchase, Didier Aaron Inc. Gift, 2003
Not on view
Sale, Sotheby's, London, July 10, 2002, lot 105 (circle of Altdorfer); Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 28, 2003–July 27, 2003.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dürer and Beyond: Central European Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1400–1700," April 3–September 3, 2012.
Stijn Alsteens, Freyda Spira Dürer and Beyond: Central European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1400-1700 Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2012, cat. 19 (entry written by George R. Goldner); p. 84, note 5, ill.