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Saint Elizabeth of Thuringia Giving Alms

Karl Ballenberger (German, Ansbach 1801–1860 Frankfurt am Main)
Pen and grey ink, grey wash, watercolor, gold paint, over graphite; original wooden frame
sheet: 7 3/8 x 4 3/4 in. (18.7 x 12 cm) frame: 15 15/16 x 7 1/16 in. (40.5 x 18 cm)
Credit Line:
Karen B. Cohen and Mary Oenslager Funds, 2010
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: At upper right, monogrammed "KB" in pen and red ink

Inscription: At upper left, dated "1833" in pen and red ink, by the artist; at lower center, inscribed "St. Elisabeth" in black and red ink, over graphite, by the artist. Frame: at upper center, inscribed "E"
Alexander Gerlach (German); sale Traunstein, Kunstauktionshaus Chiemgau, 18 September 2010, lot 284; 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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