Netherlandish School

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Netherlandish School
16th century
Isaiah and Hezekiah (2 Kings 20:1-11)
Pen and black ink and wash, over graphite, on paper.
Diameter: 10 1/2 inches (267 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 132

Watermark: hand (cf. Briquet 11442 and 11456).


Inscribed at lower left, in the same hand as I, 131, in brown ink, "Cornelius Engelbrechtsen". On verso, at lower edge, in another hand (but the same one that inscribed the verso of I, 131), in black chalk, "Hesikiah & Isaiah / King II ... 20".

Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
Associated names: 

Engelbrechtszoon, Cornelis, 1468-1533, Formerly attributed to.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.


Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : drawings by the old masters formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 132, repr. (German School, 15th-16th 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. 11, no. 15, repr.

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