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Landsknecht

Artist:
Hans Schäufelein (German, Nuremberg ca. 1480–ca. 1540 Nördlingen)
Date:
early 16th century
Medium:
Pen and iron gall ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 x 6 15/16 in. (25.4 x 17.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation Gift, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.424
Not on view
Inscription: Mount, at bottom, in graphite: Hans Schaüfelein. 2003.424 aus der Hauslab-S. 25-5x

Marking: In transmitted light, a very large early watermark can be seen on the left half of the sheet depicting an ox with a staff around which a snake is wrapped
Hauslab Collection, Vienna; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Somaré Collection, Zurich; August Laube, Zürich; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 12, 2004–April 4, 2004.

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.

Hellmuth Wallach Die Stilentwicklung H.L. Schaüfeleins. Munich, 1927, p. 65.

Hans Tietze, Erica Tietze-Conrat Kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke Albrecht Dürers. 2 Vols., Augsburg (v.1), Basel and Leipzig (v.2), 1928-1938, p. 357.

Friedrich Winkler Die Zeichnungen Hans Suss von Kulmbachs und Hans Leonhard Schäufeleins. Berlin, 1942, cat. no. 22.

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. 15 (entry written by Freyda Spira); p. x, xi (introduction written by Stijn Alsteens); p. 32, ill.



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