Johann Jakob von Sandrart

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Johann Jakob von Sandrart
1655-1698
Five Scenes from the Life of Christ: The Marriage Feast at Cana, Christ Walking on the Waves, the Sermon on the Mount, Christ Healing the Sick, and Christ and the Woman of Samaria
Pen and black ink and wash, on laid paper; incised with a stylus; verso rubbed with red chalk for transfer.
7 1/8 x 4 1/2 inches (181 x 115 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Hanns S. Schaeffer.
1982.20:2

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Inscription: 

Each scene inscribed with biblical references.

Provenance: 
Mrs. Hanns S. Schaeffer, 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. 297.

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Watermark: Fragment, top of crown. Watermark, beta radiograph. shield, crown, fragment. 144764wm_1982_20_2_WM_beta.tif
Preparatory design for engraved biblical illustrations.

Associated names: 

Schaeffer, Hanns S., Mrs., former owner.

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