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Christ Nailed on the Cross

Artist:
Paul Decker the Younger (German, Nuremberg 1685–1742 Nuremberg)
Date:
early 18th century
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and gray ink, heightened with white gouache, on brown paper; framing line in pen and black ink
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/16 × 8 1/4 in. (28.8 × 20.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Brooke Russell Astor Bequest, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.221
Not on view
Signature: At lower right, signed "P. Decker." in pen and brown ink

Inscription: Verso: at lower left, the collector's mark of the Princes of Liechtenstein (not in Lugt; coat of arms flanked by the latters "F" and "L", stamped in purple). Verso of the secondary support: at upper left, inscribed "2/78" in graphite (20th-century handwriting)
Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Richard Tüngel, Hamburg and Ahrensburg (German); Wolfgang Ratjen, Munich and Vaduz (German); sale, Karl & Faber, April 27, 2012, lot 122; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel , Munich
Alte Meister und Kunst des 19. Jahrunderts/Old Masters and 19th Century Art Sale cat. Karl & Faber, Munich, April 27, 2012, cat. no. 122, ill.

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