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The Annunciation

Artist:
Dirck Pietersz. Crabeth (Netherlandish, Gouda 1501–1574 Gouda)
Date:
16th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink over black chalk, with brown ink framing lines, with traces of red chalk
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 13/16 x 14 7/16 in. (27.4 x 36.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Guy Wildenstein Gift, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.179
Not on view
Inscription: On the chimney-piece at upper right, inscribed "Een oetmoedich wezen|heeft Got behaecht|also men mach lezen|van Maria die maecht||allen gheslachten zullen myn zalich hieten" in pen and brown ink, probably by the artist. Verso: partly made red with red chalk, some scribbles in graphite, and inscribed "HARZ" in purple graphite (? 20th-century handwriting)

Marking: Watermark: jug with flower
sale, Christie's, Amsterdam, November 30, 1987, lot 5; Jacobus A. Klaver, Amsterdam; sale, Sotheby's, London, July 9, 2008, lot 28; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
Christie's, Amsterdam Dutch, Flemish and German Drawings. [Sale cat.: November 30, 1987]. 1987, cat. no. 5, ill.

Marijn Schapelhouman, Peter Schatborn Tekeningen van oude meesters: De verzameling Jacobus A. Klaver. Zwolle, 1993, cat. no. 1, ill.

Emmanuel Charles Bénézit Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs de tous les temps et de tous les pays. vol. 4, Paris, 1999, 62.

Emmanuel Charles Bénézit Dictionary of artists. vol. 4, Paris, 2006, 136.

Sotheby's, London Old Master Drawings. Sale cat. July 9, 2008, cat. no. 28, ill.



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