Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Design for a ceiling fresco with scenes from the life of Saint Barbara

Artist:
Johann Baptist Enderle (German, Ulm 1725–1798 Donauwörth)
Former Attribution:
Anonymous, German, 18th century
Date:
late 18th century
Medium:
Pen and brown and gray ink, brown and gray wash, black chalk
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 11/16 x 15 9/16 in. (32.3 x 39.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Brooke Russell Astor Bequest, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.224
Not on view
Inscription: Verso: at upper right, inscribed "3070660 - 19 / A158/3355" in graphite (modern handwriting); at center left, inscribed "10" in graphite (upside down; 20th-century handwriting); at lower right, inscribed "d[...] / 2 [?]" in graphite (19th- or 20th-century handwriting)
Koller Auktionen (Zurich), Zurich, 23 Sept 2011, lot 03355 (as anonymous); Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
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