Circle of Albrecht Altdorfer

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Circle of Albrecht Altdorfer
approximately 1480-1538
The Agony in the Garden. Verso: sketches of buildings and mechanical instruments
Pen and black ink, with white opaque watercolor, on cream paper prepared with a blue ground. Verso: Pen and brown ink, pen and black ink separate sketches.
9 5/16 x 6 5/8 inches (235 x 169 mm)
Gift of Roland Redmond.
1974.61

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Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink at center "siegill thurstein"(?); in darker brown ink at lower right, "domriss"(?).

Provenance: 
Henry Oppenheimer; sale, London, Christie's, 10-14 July 1936, lot 351; Roland Redmond.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 166.

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Watermark: none.
This appears to be a workshop copy of Altdorfer's drawing in Berlin, KdZ 111.
Formerly attributed to German School, early 16th century.

Associated names: 

Anonymous, German School, 16th cent., Formerly attributed to.
Oppenheimer, Henry, former owner.
Redmond, Roland Livingston, 1892-1982, former owner.

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