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Neptune and Amphitrite

Hans Ulrich Franck (German, Kaufbeuren ca. 1590/95–1675 Ausburg)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Matthäus Gundelach (German, Hessen ca. 1566–1653/4 Augsburg)
Black chalk, traces of red chalk, pen and black ink and brown and gray wash, heightened with white
sheet: 12 x 14 3/16 in. (30.5 x 36 cm)
Credit Line:
Ian Woodner Family Collection Fund, 2002
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed, bottom center, in pen and grey ink: "Christof Schwarz fac"
Verso of lining, upper center, in graphite: "A Coller Sur Vergé"; in another hand: "198H"; "58-48"; "P"

Marking: Lower right, stamped with collector's mark in violet ink: "GC" (Lugt 540, G. Chiantorre)
Giuseppe Chiantorre, Turin (Italian); Tajan, November 23, 2001Sale November 23, 2001, lot 70, called Matthäus Gundelach; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel , Munich
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dürer and Beyond: Central European Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1400–1700," April 3–September 3, 2012.

Stijn Alsteens, Freyda Spira Dürer and Beyond: Central European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1400-1700 Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2012, cat. 84 (entry written by Stijn Alsteens); p. xiv (introduction written by Stijn Alsteens), ill.

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