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St. Paul Dictating at Ephesus

Artist:
Abraham van Diepenbeeck (Flemish, 's Hertogenbosch 1596–1675 Antwerp)
Date:
17th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk
Dimensions:
8 11/16 x 6 7/8in. (22 x 17.4cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Howard J. and Saretta Barnet Gift, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.289
Not on view
Inscription: On the mount, lower left, in graphite: naf (?)
Verso, upper center, in blue crayon: Diepenbeeck / St. Paul Epheseus
Verso, center, in graphite: No = 7 =
Verso, lower right, in graphite: 1981.289

Marking: Lower right: collector's mark of Pierre-Jean Mariette (Lugt 1852)
Verso, lower right: MMA stamp
Pierre Jean Mariette (French, Paris 1694–1774 Paris); Expert: F. Basan, P-J Mariette sale, 1775-76; A. C. Ionides (London, 1833–1900); sale, Christie's, London24 June 1980, lot 32; sale, Christie's, London7 April 1981, lot 124; Vendor: Alfred Strölin (French, 1871–1954)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 26, 2001–May 21, 2001.

Mariette sale, Pierre Jean Mariette, F. Basan Catalogue raisonné des différents objets de curiosités dans les sciences et arts qui composent le cabinet de feu Mr Mariette [...] [Sale Paris, Basan, November 15, 1775-January 30, 1776]. Paris, 1775, cat. no. 865, p. 133.

Jacob Bean, Helen Bobritzky Mules Notable Acquisitions, 1981-1982: Drawings. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, p. 43, ill.

Hans Vlieghe "De peintures très exquises" Abraham van Diepenbeeck's Schilderwerk te Parijs." Wallraf-Richartz-Jahrbuch. vol. 55, Cologne, 1994, cat. no. 0, fig. no. 15, p. 279.



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