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A Young Acolyte Bearing a Staff

Anonymous, Dutch, 17th century
Former Attribution:
Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, Antwerp 1599–1641 London)
early 17th century
Black chalk heightened with white
19 x 9 13/16 in. (48.3 x 24.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: On old sheet: früher. Van Dyck / B...[Benesch]
Mount lower right, in graphite: 154
Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Prof. L. Ruzicka (Zurich); Vendor: Walter Feilchenfeldt
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 28, 2002–April 21, 2002.

Otto Benesch "Zur Frage der Frühen Zeichnungen van Dycks" in Die Graphischen Künste. vol. 3, 1938, fig. no. 10, p. 23, ill.

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