The Virgin and Saints Interceding before Christ for the Souls of the Lost
Johann Baptist Enderle (German, Ulm 1725–1798 Donauwörth)
1771 or before
Pen and black ink, watercolor and gouache on laid paper
Sheet: ca. 26 x 17 11/16 in. (66 x 45 cm)
Purchase, Guy Wildenstein Gift, 2010
Not on view
Signature: At lower left, signed "Joh Enderle fe." in pen and black ink
Inscription: At lower center, in the cartouche, inscribed "Wahrlich ich sage dir, / du wirst von dannen / nicht heraus kommen / bis du den letzten / Heller bezahlest. / Math. [...] V, 26" in pen and brown ink, by the artist. Verso: at center left, inscribed "S. Johannes kirch in / Lauingen" in graphite or black chalk (eighteenth- or nineteenth-century handwriting)
Private Collection, Germany; Vendor: Le Claire Kunst
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," September 19, 2011–January 8, 2012.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Paper Chase: Two Decades of Collecting Drawings and Prints," December 9, 2014–March 16, 2015.
Stijn Alsteens, George R. Goldner, Constance C. McPhee, Cora Michael, Samantha Rippner, Perrin Stein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 2010-2012." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 70, no. 2, Fall 2012, p. 42 (entry written by Stijn Alsteens), ill.
Artist: Johann Baptist Enderle (German, Ulm 1725–1798 Donauwörth)Date: late 18th centuryMedium: Pen and brown ink, brown-gray wash, heightened with white gouacheAccession: 2014.791On view in:Not on view
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