Netherlandish School

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Netherlandish School
16th century
Nobleman with His Page Received by Another in a Loggia, with a Fool at the Right
Pen and brown ink, brown and gray wash, heightened (and corrected) with white, over faint indications in black chalk on paper; framing line in brown ink.
8 x 12 1/8 inches (204 x 308 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Donald M. Oenslager, 1982.
1982.75:380

Inscription: 

Inscribed at lower right, in brown ink, "P. de Jode". On verso, at lower center, in brown ink, "a C".

Provenance: 
Donald M. Oenslager, New York; his widow, Mary (Zorka) Polak Oenslager, New York.
Bibliography: 

Netherlandish drawings of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and Flemish drawings of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in the Pierpont Morgan Library / Felice Stampfle ; with the assistance of Ruth S. Kraemer and Jane Shoaf Turner. New York : The Library, 1991, p. 49, no. 79 (repr.).
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 229-30 (general discussion of Oenslager gift).

Notes: 

Watermark: none.

Associated names: 

Jode, Pieter de, 1570-1634, Formerly attributed to.
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975, former owner.

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