Jacob van der Ulft

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Jacob van der Ulft
The Flagellation: Matthew 27:26; Mark 15:15; Luke 23:16 and 22; and John 19:1
Pen and brown ink, brown and gray wash, over graphite, on paper; framing line in brown ink.
8 7/8 x 12 3/8 inches (225 x 314 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Frits Markus and Mrs. John Steiner.
1985.16
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Watermark: Foolscap with five points over "4" and three balls, and two balls on cap (similar to Heawood, no. 1921: 1648-9).

Provenance: 
Sale, Amsterdam, Sotheby Mak van Waay, 26 November 1984, lot 136; acquired from Adolphe Stein, Paris.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 384.

Notes: 

The drawing forms a pendant with the artist's "Christ before Pontius Pilate", in the Prado, Madrid, which is signed and dated 1652.

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Associated names: 

Stein, Adolphe, former owner.
Markus, Frits, donor.
Steiner, John, Mrs., donor.

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