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The Virgin and Saints Interceding before Christ for the Souls of the Lost

Artist:
Johann Baptist Enderle (German, Ulm 1725–1798 Donauwörth)
Date:
1771 or before
Medium:
Pen and black ink, watercolor and gouache on laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: ca. 26 x 17 11/16 in. (66 x 45 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Guy Wildenstein Gift, 2010
Accession Number:
2010.288
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.



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