Maerten de Vos (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1532–1603 Antwerp)
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, white gouache
sheet: 7 13/16 x 10 9/16 in. (19.8 x 26.9 cm)
Gift of Katrin Bellinger, 2008
Not on view
Signature: At lower right, signed and dated "M D VOS.F 1587" in pen and brown ink
Inscription: Verso: at lower right, inscribed "Holofernes before Nebuchadnezzar|Marten de Vos" and "h053619/1/11" in graphite, upside down (20th-century handwriting); at upper right, inscribed "f.12&" (?) in graphite, vertically (19th-century handwriting?)
sale, Sotheby's, London, April 13, 1992, lot 263; John Steiner and Alice F. Steiner; Steiner Family Collection by descent; Donor: Katrin Bellinger
Sotheby's, London Old Master Drawings. [Sale catalogue]. April 13, 1992, cat. no. 263, ill.
Hollstein's Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts 1450-1700: Maarten de Vos. D. de Hoop Scheffer, Christiaan Schukman, vol. 44, Rotterdam, 1996, p. 47, under cat. 172.
Artist: Maerten de Vos (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1532–1603 Antwerp) , afterDate: 16th centuryMedium: Pen and brown ink over black chalk. Incised. Framing lines in red chalk. Verso rubbed with black chalk.Accession: 59.654.50On view in:Not on view