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Pietà (Design for an Altar)

Artist:
Peter Candid (Pieter de Witte, Pietro Candido) (Netherlandish, Bruges ca. 1548–1628 Munich)
Date:
ca. 1590–1600
Medium:
Pen and black ink, gray wash
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 x 5 7/16 in. (25.4 x 13.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Edward Pearce Casey Fund, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.509
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 690
Inscription: At lower center, inscribed "A", "B", and "A" in pen and brown ink, probably by the artist; at lower right, probably inscribed (largely cropped) "A", and below "B" in pen and brown ink, probably by the artist; below, inscribed "piedi" and "6" in pen and gray ink, probably by the artist; to the right, inscribed "R2:" (?) in pen and brown ink (19th century handwriting). Verso: at upper right, inscribed " p ora nulji / s[...]" (?) in pen and brown ink (17th century handwritting)

Marking: Watermark: shield with salt barrel
Ingeborg Tremmel (died 2002); sale, Ketterer Kunst, Munich, May 5-6, 2003, lot 200; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dürer and Beyond: Early Central European Drawings in New York Collections," April 3, 2012–September 3, 2012.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection".

The Tremmel Collection: Old & New Masters Drawings from the 16th up to the 19th century. Sale cat. Ketterer Kunst, Munich, Munich, May 5-6, 2003, cat. no. 200, ill.

Brigitte Volk-Knüttel Peter Candid (um 1548-1628): Gemälde - Zeichnungen - Druckgraphik. Berlin, 2010, cat. no. Z31, ill.

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. 52; p. 119, under cat. 54; introduction, pp. xi-xiv (entry written by Stijn Alsteens), ill.



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