Female Supporting a Heraldic Shield
Pen and brown ink with gray-green wash and black watercolor over black chalk on paper.
7 1/4 x 6 5/16 inches (184 x 160 mm)
Gift of Wheelock Whitney III in memory of Stefanie Maison.
Inscribed on verso, at top, in graphite, À. Aust. (?) Prestel, frkft 1910 / nr. 508.
Ferdinand Günther-Prestel (d. 1910), Frankfurt; his sale, Hugo Helbing, 22-23 November, 1910, lot 508; Alfred Brod Gallery, London, 1965-1966; Karl Eric Maison (1900-1971), Berlin and London; by whom given to Stefanie Maison, London, Dec. 1966; by whom given to Wheelock Whitney, 2008.
Günther-Prestel, Ferdinand, -1910, former owner.
Helbing, Hugo, former owner.
Maison, K. E., former owner.
Maison, Stefanie, former owner.
Whitney, Wheelock, 1949- former owner.