Attributed to Master of the Death of Absalom

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Attributed to Master of the Death of Absalom
active approximately 1490-1510
Head of a Bearded Monk. Verso: Two Sketches of David and Goliath
Pen and brown ink on paper; framing line graphite; verso: black chalk.
5 3/4 x 4 9/16 inches (147 x 115 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Fellows.
1959.10

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Provenance: 
Jan Wiggersma, Utrecht; acquired from H. M. Calmann, London.
Bibliography: 

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. 7-8, no. 9.
Adams, Frederick B., Jr. Tenth Annual Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1960, p. 46-48.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 155.

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Watermark: none.
Verso perhaps by a later hand.

Associated names: 

Wiggersma, Jan, former owner.

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