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Allegory of the Triumph of the Church

Artist:
Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Netherlandish, Bruges 1523–1605 Florence)
Date:
16th century
Medium:
Point of brush and brown wash
Dimensions:
13 1/8 x 20 3/16 in. (33.3 x 51.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1969
Accession Number:
69.173
Not on view
Inscription: On figures of Saints and symbols of Evangelists in point of brush and brown ink (from left to right), inscribed "S GOVANES [on eagle] /IACOBES/S PETRO/S. PAVLO/S. LVCAS. [on ox] /S. MARCO [on lion] /GIVDA/CHIESE SOSIETAS AMBIECTEAVM SACRAM SCRIPTVR./SACRA SCRITVRA"; at center of lower margin, a similar inscription, now illegible. Verso: an illegible inscription in pen and black ink
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings Recently Acquired, 1969-1971," January 18, 1972–April 16, 1972.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 28, 2002–April 21, 2002.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 12, 2010–July 11, 2010.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Drawings Recently Acquired, 1969-1971. Exh. cat.: Prints and Drawings Galleries, January 18-April 16, 1972. New York, 1972, cat. no. 81.

Nora De Poorter "Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard: The Eucharist Series". part 2, 1978, pp. 199-200; note 116; fig. 69, ill.

Alphons Vogl "Der Bilderzyklus 'Der Triumph der Kirche' von Otto van Veen." in Schriften aus dem Institut für Kunstgeschichte der Universität München.. vol. 19, 1987, fig. no. 11, p. 33, ill.

Alessandra Baroni Vannucci Jan van der Straet detto Giovanni Stradano: flandrus pictor et inventor. Milan, 1997, cat. 169 (as by Trionfo della Chiesa "o Trionfo della Religione"), ill.

Disegno, giudizio e bella maniera: Studi sul disegno italiano in onore di Catherine Monbeig Goguel.. Ed. by Philippe Costamagna, Simonetta Prosperi Valenti Rodinò, and Florian Härb, Cinisello Balsamo, Milan, 2005, (entry by Alessandra Baroni), cat. no. under cat. no. 40, p. 85.



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