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Lazarus

Artist:
Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Netherlandish, Bruges 1523–1605 Florence)
Date:
before 1605
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, over graphite; oval framing line in black chalk, by the artist
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 3/4 × 5 1/8 in. (17.2 × 13 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Daniel Ergmann Gift, 2014
Accession Number:
2014.109
Not on view
Signature: At lower center, signed "ioan Stradanus" in pen and brown ink

Inscription: At upper right, inscribed "LAZARO" in pen and brown ink, by the artist. Verso: at lower center, inscribed "Jan Stradanus (Straeten) / 1523-1605" in graphite (20th-century handwriting)

Marking: Verso: at lower center, an unidentified collector's mark (Lugt 3499)
Johann August Gottlieb Weigel (German); his sale, H. G. Gutekunst, Stuttgart (German), 15 May, 1883 (scheduled for May 8), part of lot 1012; sale, Kunst- und Auktionshaus Peter Karbstein, November 3, 2012, lot 6; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel
Catalog einer Sammlung von Original-Handzeichnungen der deutschen, holländischen, flandrischen, italienischen, französischen, spanischen und englischen Schule, gegründet und hinterlassen von J.A.G. Weigel in Leipzig. T. O. Weigel, Leipzig, 1869, no. 892.

Karel G. Boon The Netherlandish and German Drawings of the XVth and XVIth centuries of The Frits Lugt Collection. Collection Frits Lugt-Fondation Custodia, 1, Paris, 1992, p. 355, under no. 201.

Alessandra Baroni Vanucci Jan Van Der Straet detto Giovanni Stradano: Flandrus pictor et inventor. Jandi Sapi Editori, Milan, 1997, cat. no. 660.

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