Nicolaus Hogenberg

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Nicolaus Hogenberg
ca. 1500-1539
The Deposition. Verso: The Three Marys
Black chalk, pen and black and brown ink, brown wash, on paper.
13 inches (333 mm), diameter
Purchase.
1990.9
Inscription: 

Inscribed at lower center below ladder, in brown ink, "550".

Provenance: 
Mrs. Vivian Neal; her sale, London, Sotheby's, 28 March 1968, lot 119; acquired from sale, London, Christie's, 20 July 1990, lot 118.
Notes: 

Watermark: fleur-de-lis within a crowned cartouche (cf. Briquet 8288).
The drawing is one of a series of four designs for stained glass that depict scenes from the Passion.

Associated names: 

Neal, Vivian, former owner.

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