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Apollo and the Nine Muses surrounded by Poets on Mount Parnassus

Artist:
Karel Škréta (Bohemian, Prague 1610–1674 Prague)
Date:
17th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown-gray wash, on blue prepared paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 1/16 x 14 7/16 in. (28.1 x 36.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Mary Oenslager Fund, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.494
Not on view
Marking: Verso: at lower left, an uniderntified collector's mark ("BS" [?] in a rectangle, stamped in blue; Lugt 414b); to the right, a collector's mark of Arnold Blome ("[...]ld Blome", stamped in purple ink; Lugt 4040?)
collector "BS" (German? Nineteenth century?); Arnold Blome (1894–1972 Bremen); sale, Galerie Bassenge (Berlin), June 8, 2007, lot 6338 (as by Karel Škréta); Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
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