German School

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German School
17th century
Allegory of Justice
Pen and red-brown ink, black ink wash, red chalk, on laid paper. Hinged to old mount.
7 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches (180 x 140 mm)
Gift of H.P. Kraus.
1961.58
Inscription: 

Inscribed on old mount at center right in graphite, "Wappen(?) / Regensburg"; at lower right, "18 x 14"; on Kraus mount at lower right, "vgl. Joh. Joachim Sandrart".

Provenance: 
H.P. Kraus.
Notes: 

Attributed by H.P. Kraus to "(Regensburg)." Acquired as German school.
Watermark: Fragment of crowned shield. Watermark, beta radiograph, shield, coat of arms, crown, post horn.

Associated names: 

Kraus, Hans Peter, 1907-1988, former owner.

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