Circle of Pieter Cornelisz Kunst

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Circle of Pieter Cornelisz Kunst
ca. 1484-1560/1
St. Dominic with His Attributes. Verso: St. Benedict with a Demon
Pen and brown ink, over faint indications in graphite(?), on paper.
8 3/16 x 5 1/2 inches (208 x 140 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Fellows.

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Inscribed at lower left, in an early hand, in brown ink, "S. Dominicus". On verso, at lower left, "S. benedictus".

Anton W. M. Mensing, Amsterdam; his sale, Amsterdam, Frederik Muller & Co., 27-29 April 1937, one of two in lot 299 (to Beets for Fl.500); Franz Koenigs (1881-1941), Haarlem (no mark; see Lugt S. 1023a); his daughter, Mrs. A. K. M. Boerlage-Koenigs, Laren N.H.; sale, New York, Sotheby's, 26 June 1969, lot 76.

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. 30, no. 54.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Sixteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969-1971. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973, p. 112 (Dutch School, ca. 1520).


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Associated names: 

Mensing, Ant. W. M., 1866-1936, former owner.
Koenigs, Franz, former owner.
Boerlage-Koenigs, A. K. M., Mrs., former owner.