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A Nude Woman Kneeling at the side of a Reclining Man (Study for Mary Magdalen Lamenting Christ)

Artist:
Julius Hübner (German, Oels in Scchlesien 1806–1882 Loschwitz)
Date:
1857
Medium:
Graphite, brush and brown wash, heightened with white chalk.
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 5/16 x 18 1/4 in. (33.8 x 46.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Guy Wildenstein Gift, 2010
Accession Number:
2010.388
Not on view
Signature: At lower right, monogrammed and dated "18JH57" in brush and brown ink.

Inscription: At upper left, inscribed "bis gegen 2 [...]" in graphite, possibly by the artist (19th- or 20th-century handwriting); at upper right, a partially cut inscription, and "7 1/2" in graphite (19th- or 20th-century handwriting); below, inscribed "84. -" in black chalk (19th-century handwriting).
Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 26, 2012–February 24, 2013.

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