Attributed to Nicolaus Hogenberg

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Attributed to Nicolaus Hogenberg
ca. 1500-1539
Christ and the Magdalene (Noli me tangere) John 20:17
Pen and black ink, brown wash, on paper randomly and lightly rubbed with red chalk, which is concentrated at the joints. The sheet of paper is made up of five pieces pasted together.
Diameter: 13 1/8 inches (333 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Frits Markus, and Mr. and Mrs. Henry G. Walter, Jr.

Inscribed in black ink, in shield at lower center, "AD(?) / B19" [or "319"]; below and slightly to the left, in another hand, "No" ["o" superscript].

Acquired from Yvonne Tan Bunzl (dealer), London.

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 172 (attributed to Aertgen van Leyden)
Stampfle, Felice, with the assistance of Ruth S. Kraemer and Jane Shoaf Turner. Netherlandish Drawings of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries and Flemish Drawings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1991, p. 46, no. 76, repr.


Watermark: none.
Design for a glass roundel in a series illustrating the scenes of the Passion, for which more than thirteen related drawings are known.

Associated names: 

Leyden, Aertgen van, 1498-1562, Formerly attributed to.
Markus, Frits, donor.
Walter, Henry G., donor.
Walter, Henry G., Mrs., donor.

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