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Saint Ambrose Seated in an Interior

Artist:
Anonymous, Netherlandish, 16th century
Former Attribution:
Maerten de Vos (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1532–1603 Antwerp)
Date:
ca. 1520–40
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white gouache, on brown prepared paper; framing line in pen and brown ink, by the artist
Dimensions:
diameter: 8 7/16 in. (21.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Brooke Russell Astor Bequest, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.218
Not on view
Inscription: Verso of the secondary support: at upper left, inscribed "Mart. de Voss." in pen and brown ink (19th-century handwriting); below, inscribed "No 2." in pen and brown ink (19th-century handwriting)
sale, Antiquariat und Auktionshaus Schramm, Kiel, May 12, 2012, lot 396; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
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