Master of the Victoria and Albert Macabre

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Master of the Victoria and Albert Macabre
Two Male Nudes Dragging a Cadaver, A Third Male Nude and a Skeleton Leading A Pair of Oxen, in the Background Further Nudes and Children Being Tortured on Poles.
Pen and brown ink, over black chalk, on paper.
10 1/4 x 14 5/8 inches (260 x 373 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.

Watermark: none visible through lining.
The artist was so-named by Philip Pouncey who attributed two drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum to the same hand, as well as one in the Lyons Collection, Glasgow.

Dr. Max A. Goldstein, St. Louis (1870-1941; no mark; see Lugt 2924); from whom purchased by János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Associated names: 

Goldstein, Max A. (Max Aaron), 1870-1941, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.


Neumeyer, Alfred, and János Scholz. Drawings from Bologna 1520-1800. Oakland : Mills College Art Gallery, 1957, no. 88, repr.