Frederik van Valkenborch

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Frederik van Valkenborch
View of Landshut, Bavaria
Pen and black ink and wash over graphite, on laid paper.
6 7/16 x 11 1/2 inches (163 x 293 mm)
Gift of Hall Park McCullough.
1958.9
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Inscribed at lower right, with monogram, in red chalk, "SPM". On verso, at upper right, in older hand, in red chalk, "12"; at center, in graphite, "6687 (encircled) / 7-11-28 / D"; at lower left, in brown ink, "N. 149. / Claus Vischer. geb. 1580" (also repeated in graphite, without number).
Watermark: Small shield with three things (illegible) inside, centered on chain line, design (not found in Briquet).

Provenance: 
Peter Johann Nepomuk Geiger (no mark; see Lugt 1071; not in his sale, Dresden, R. von Zahn, 25 January 1883); Dr. Schwarz; his sale (place and exact date unknown), April 1919, lot 96; Wilhelm König, Vienna (Lugt S. 2653b); Bishop Johann Török, Vienna (b. 1890); his sale, New York, American Art Galleries, 7-8 November 1928, lot 700; Hall Park McCullough, New York.
Bibliography: 

Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 142 (as Dutch School)
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. 64, no. 111, repr.

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Geiger, Peter Johann Nepomuk, 1805-1880, former owner.
Schwarz, Dr., former owner.
König, Wilhelm, former owner.
Török, Johann, Bishop, -1892, former owner.
McCullough, Hall Park, 1872-1966, former owner.

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