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German School
16th century
St. Valentine Healing an Epileptic
Pen and brown ink on paper; circular framing line in brown ink.
5 1/2 inches (139 mm), circular, diameter
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 134a

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Inscribed with monogram of Hans Baldung Grien by a later hand (probably Sebald Büheler).

Provenance: 
Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
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Probably the work of a Strasbourg glass painter influenced by Hans Baldung Grien.

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Baldung, Hans, -1545, Formerly attributed to.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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