Netherlandish School

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Netherlandish School
16th century
The Flagellation
Pen and brown ink, blue wash, on light brown paper; traces of framing line in brown ink.
9 1/2 x 7 5/16 inches (241 x 186 mm)
Gift of Hall Park McCullough.

Inscribed on verso, in graphite, "6685 (encircled) / 2-11-28 / GE".

Freiherr Carl Rolas du Rosey (Lugt 2237); his sale, Leipzig, Rudolph Weigel, 5 September 1864, lot 4427 (Cornelius Cock); Wilhelm König, Vienna (Lugt S. 2653b); Bishop Johann Török (b. 1890, Nagy-Kanizsa); his sale, New York, American Art Galleries, 7-8 November 1928, lot 639 ($75); Hall Park McCullough, New York.

Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 142 (as Dutch School, 17th-18th century)
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. 14, no. 21, repr.


Watermark: fish within a circle (no comparable example among the fish marks in Briquet).

Associated names: 

Rosey, Carl Rolas, Freiherr du, former owner.
Weigel, Rudolph, 1804-1867, former owner.
König, Wilhelm, former owner.
Török, Johann, Bishop, -1892, former owner.
McCullough, Hall Park, 1872-1966, former owner.

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