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Elijah Fed by Ravens

Engraver:
Jan Muller (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1571–1628 Amsterdam)
Former Attribution:
previously attributed to Abraham Bloemaert (Netherlandish, Gorinchem 1566–1651 Utrecht)
Date:
late 16th–early 17th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, heightened with white
Dimensions:
6 9/16 x 8 1/8 in. (16.6 x 20.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.516
Not on view
Inscription: On the mount, at lower right, inscribed "MULLER" in graphite. Verso: at right center, inscribed "448" in graphite: 448; at lower left, inscribed "a /(?)" in graphite; at lower center, "Haiman" (?) in graphite

Marking: At lower left corner, a collector's mark: "SILM" (unidentified; not in Lugt). Verso: at lower center, the collector's mark of Mond (Lugt 2813a)
Sir Robert Ludwig Mond (British, 1867–1938 London); sale, Christie's, Paris, March 27, 2003, lot 48; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
Tancred Borenius, Rudolf Wittkower Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings by the Old Masters formed by Sir Robert Mond. London, 1937, cat. 392 (as by Abraham Bloemaert).

Christie's, Paris Dessins Anciens et du 19e siècle. Sale cat. March 27, 2003, cat. no. 48.



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