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Portrait of Alois Senefelder

Artist:
Franz Xaver Winterhalter (German, Menzenschwand 1805–1873 Frankfurt)
Date:
1805–73
Medium:
Graphite and gray wash. Framing line in graphite.
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 1/16 x 6 5/8 in. (23 x 16.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.357
Not on view
Signature: In graphite at lower left signed and inscribed "Aus dem Erinnerung gezeichnet | von Winterhalter".

Inscription: Verso in graphite: 'Alois Senefelder' (19th-century handwriting); at lower left in graphite '1628|l/ct.' [?] (19th-century handwriting); at lower right; below inscribed '14' in graphite (19th- or 20th-century handwriting).

Marking: an unidentified collector's stamp
Unidentified Collector; Vendor: Emanuel von Baeyer (London)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," May 20, 2013–August 26, 2013.

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