Netherlandish School

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Netherlandish School
16th century
Christ and the Centurion
Pen and black ink, pink wash, over black chalk, on paper.
8 1/4 (diameter) x 7 9/16 inches (209 x 192 mm)
Bequest of Mrs. Ernest Ash.
1981.37

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Indecipherable old inscription on verso of paper used for repair (fragment of a letter?), in brown ink; numbered on mount at lower left, in graphite, "No ["o" superscript] 20".=581 \\ 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. 15, no. 24, repr.

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Dr. Curt Glaser, former director of the Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin; his widow, Maria Milch Glaser, later Mrs. Ernest Ash, New York.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 258 (Flemish School, late 16th century)

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Watermark: None.

Associated names: 

Glaser, Curt, 1879-1943, former owner.
Ash, Ernest, Mrs., former owner.

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