Allegories of Faith, Hope, and Charity

Artist: Heinrich Maria von Hess (German, Dusseldorf 1798–1863 Munich)

Date: 1819

Medium: Graphite, pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash heightened with white (partly oxidized), in an inscribed arch on brown paper

Dimensions: sheet: 12 1/2 x 14 1/16 in. (31.8 x 35.7 cm)

Classification: Drawings

Credit Line: Purchase, Didier Aaron Inc. Gift, 2003

Accession Number: 2003.98

Not on view
Signature: Signed, lower left, in graphite: "Heinrich Heß" and dated lower right: "20ter Jänner 1819"
Christie's, New YorkJanuary 22, 2003, lot 119 illustrated; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel , Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 26, 2004–July 25, 2004.