Theagenes and Chariclea at the Pythian Games at Delphi
Black chalk and pale brown wash, with white (original lead whites have been strengthened later with zinc whites), on paper; framing line in brown ink.
10 1/2 x 15 7/16 inches (266 x 392 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Fellows.
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Inscribed on verso at upper right, in graphite, "863".
Acquired from P. & D. Colnaghi, London (their no. D 25083, inscribed on the verso in graphite).
Stampfle, Felice, with the assistance of Ruth S. Kraemer and Jane Shoaf Turner. Netherlandish Drawings of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries and Flemish Drawings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1991, p. 19, no. 32.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 133.
Watermark: rampant lion within a shield, surmounted by a crown (cf. Briquet 1925 for the general type).