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Two studies for Saint Ulrich of Augsburg

Hans Burgkmair (German, Augsburg 1473–1531 Augsburg)

Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Christoph Amberger (German, ca. 1505–1561/62 Augsburg)
Date:
ca. 1505–8
Medium:
Pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 3/8 x 6 3/8 in. (18.8 x 16.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Guy Wildenstein Gift, 2010
Accession Number:
2010.531
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: On the verso: at upper center, inscribed "Hans Burckmair" in pen and brown ink (16th-century handwriting).

    Marking: At lower left the collector's mark of Klein (Lugt 2786b); at lower right, a collector's mark attributed to the Prince de Ligne (Lugt 622).

  • Provenance

    Prince Charles de Ligne (Austrian, 1735–1814); A. Klein, (1880 - 1951), Frankfurt, Lugt 2786 b; Private Collection, Switzerland ; Koller Auktionen (Zurich), 17 Sep 2010, lot 03327; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel , Munich

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dürer and Beyond: Early Central European Drawings in New York Collections," April 3, 2012–September 3, 2012.

  • References

    Koller Auktionen Zeichnungen des 15.-19. Jahrhunderts. Sale cat. September 17, 2010, cat. no. 3327, 194-95, ill.

    Peter Halm "Hans Burgkmair als Zeichner." Munchner Jahrbuch der Bildenden Kunst. 1962, fig. no. 30, 96, 102, ill.

    Klaus Weschenfelder Altdeutsche Bilder der Sammlung Georg Schafer. 2003, 21.

    Catalogue de Dessins Anciens. Frederik Muller & Cie, 1929, cat. no. 41, 5, ill.

    Edmund Schilling Handzeichnungen Alter Meister aus Deutschem Privatbesitz. Georg Swarzenski, 1924, cat. no. 10, XI, ill.

    Dr. Tilman Falk Hans Burgkmair Studien zu Leben und Werk des Augsburger Malers. Munich, 1968, 96, note 217.

    Bruno Bushart, Isolde Lübbeke Altdeutsche Bilder der Sammlung Georg Schafer Schweinfurt. Ex. cat. Coburg, 1985, cat. no. under nos. 7 & 8, 68, ill.

    Edmund Schilling "Zu den Zeichnungen Hans Burgkmairs d. Ä. Nachträge und Berichtigungen." Wallraf-Richartz-Jahrbuch. 1933–1934, fig. no. 221, 223, 267, 268, 270, ill.

    Stijn Alsteens, Freyda Spira Dürer and Beyond: Central European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1400-1700 Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2012, cat. 21 (entry written by Freyda Spira); p. xi (introduction written by Stijn Alsteens), ill.



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