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Two Wings of an Altarpiece depicting Saints John the Baptist and Catherine in Niches Surmounted by Angels

Artist:
Jan van Scorel (Netherlandish, Schoorl 1495–1562 Utrecht)
Date:
mid-16th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, gray wash, squared with black chalk or graphite; framing line in pen and brown ink, by the artist; on two separate pieces of paper, later laid down
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/16 × 6 7/16 in. (20.4 × 16.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Frits and Rita Markus Fund and The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.927
Not on view
Inscription: Verso of the secondary support: at lower left, inscribed "Algardi 2. Go" [?], at lower center, inscribed "no 82", and at lower right inscribed "236." in graphite (20th-century handwriting)

Marking: Verso of the secondary support: at lower center, the collector's mark of Jean-Jacques Senon ("JJS" between two brackets, stamped in blue ink; not in Lugt)
Jean-Jacques Senon (French); his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 2, 2012, lot 11(as by an artist from the circle of Pieter Coecke van Aelst); Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
Hôtel Drouot, Paris Collection de dessins anciens de Monsieur S[enon]. Sale cat. Paris, April 2, 2012, (as by an artist from the circle of Pieter Coecke van Aelst), cat. no. 11, ill.



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