Attributed to Claes Cornelisz Moeyaert
1592 or 1593-1655
Susanna and the Elders: "Apocrypha", History of Susanna 12-64. Verso: Standing Female Figure Personifying Astronomy Susanna and the Elders
Pen and brown ink and wash, on paper; framing line in brown ink; verso: red chalk on blue-gray prepared ground.
7 1/4 x 11 11/16 inches (184 x 297 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Fellows.
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Inscribed on the verso, in graphite, vertically at upper left, "280"; and vertically at lower left edge, with Colnaghi stock number, "D 29604".
Sale, London, Sotheby's, 7 July 1966, lot 16 (as Moeyaert); acquired from P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., London (as attributed to Jan Pynas).
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 162.
Adams, Frederick B., Jr., ed. Fifteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1967 & 1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 99.
Pynas, Jan, 1583/4-1631, Formerly attributed to.