The Six Prophets of the Coming of Christ, Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Netherlandish, Bruges 1523–1605 Florence), Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk. Framing line in pen and brown ink

The Six Prophets of the Coming of Christ

Artist:
Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Netherlandish, Bruges 1523–1605 Florence)
Former Attribution:
Denijs Calvaert (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1540–1619 Bologna)
Former Attribution:
Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish, Mühlbracht 1558–1617 Haarlem)
Date:
mid-16th–early 17th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk. Framing line in pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
16 3/16 x 11 5/16 in. (41.1 x 28.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.302
Not on view
Inscription: Verso: at upper left, inscribed "Addi 19. di juglio 1572 zu fiorenzo / Horicento una della vostra 4 di juglio" in pen and brown ink (This day the 19th of July 1572 at Florence / Originating from one of yours the 4th of July)
Private Collection, Europe; Vendor: sale, Sotheby's, London (British), July 3, 1996, lot 56 (as by the artist Hendrick Goltzius)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 21, 1996–January 6, 1997.

Sotheby's, London Old Master Drawings. [Sale catalogue]. July 3, 1996, cat. 56 (as by the artist Hendrick Goltzius), ill.