Jorg Ramsler

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Jorg Ramsler
fl. 16th century
Mercury
Pen and black ink, ochre wash, heightened with white, over faint indications in black chalk, on paper.
7 5/16 x 5 7/8 inches (186 x 150 mm)
Bequest of Mrs. Ernest Ash.
1981.41
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Signed at lower right in pen and black ink, "Iorg Ramsler / In prag Anno / 1593".
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Ed. Schültze (Lugt 906); Dr. Curt Glaser, former Director of the Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin; his widow, Maria Milch Glaser, later Mrs. Ernest Ash, New York.
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Watermark: fragment of an eagle (cf. Briquet 175-76).

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