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Bust of a Young Woman

Artist:
Attributed to Hans Baldung (called Hans Baldung Grien) (German, Schwäbisch Gmünd (?) 1484/85–1545 Strasbourg (Strassburg))
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)
Date:
1500–1545
Medium:
Charcoal
Dimensions:
10 7/16 x 6 9/16 in. (26.5 x 16.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.101.3
Not on view
Inscription: Recto, bottom right corner, false Dürer monogram in black chalk
Verso, center, in black chalk: N136
Verso, lower left, in graphite: 36.101.3

Marking: Recto, stamped, lower left corner, with the collector's mark of Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364)
Verso, lower left corner: MMA stamp (Lugt 1943)
Watermark with three fleur-de-lis
Sir Joshua Reynolds (British, Plympton 1723–1792 London); Henry Oppenheimer (British (born America), Washington, D.C. 1859–1932 London); Vendor: Sale Christie's, London, July 10, 13–14, 1936, lot 364 (through Seligmann)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 30, 1998–February 8, 1999.

Friedrich Lippmann Zeichnungen von Albrecht Dürer in Nachbildungen. Edited by Friedrich Winkler, vol. 6, Berlin, 1927, cat. no. no. 738, ill.

Hans Tietze, Erica Tietze-Conrat Kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke Albrecht Dürers. 2 Vols., Augsburg (v.1), Basel and Leipzig (v.2), 1928-1938, cat. no. v.I: A.141, p. 243.

Eduard Flechsig Albrecht Dürer: Sein Leben unde Seine Künstlerische Entwicklung. Berlin, 1931, cat. no. L.VI, 738, p. 451.

Christie, Manson and Woods The Oppenheimer Sale: Catalogue of the Famous Collection of Old Master Drawings Formed by the Late Henry Oppenheimer, Esq., F.S.A. [Sale catalogue]. London, July 10-14, 1936, cat. no. 364, pp. 175-76.

Friedrich Winkler Die Zeichnungen Albrecht Dürers. I-IV, Berlin, 1936, P.180, note 2, cat. no. V.II; 285, fig. no. 285, pp. 14-15, ill.

Harry B. Wehle "Four New Drawings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 32, New York, January 1937, cat. no. 364, fig. no. cover, pp. 6, 8.

Walter Mehring European Drawings from the Collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Portfolio of Collotype Reproductions [Vol. 1: Italian Drawings; Vol. 2: Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings; Vol. 3: "New Series": Italian, Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings]. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3 vols., New York, 1942–44, also N.S., no. 27., cat. no. 16 (vol.2), fig. no. 16, ill.

Erwin Panofsky Albrecht Dürer. 2 vols., Princeton, 1943, cat. no. 1117, pp. 113-114.

Wolfgang Hütt Albrecht Dürer 1471 bis 1528: Das gesamte graphische Werk. Munich, 1971, cat. no. 323, fig. no. 323, ill.

Franz Winzinger "Zeitschrift des Deutsches Vereins für Kunstwissenschaft." Umstrittene Dürerzeichnungen. vol. 25, 1971, fig. no. 13, p. 62, ill.

Walter L. Strauss The Complete Drawings of Albrecht Dürer. New York, 1974, cat. no. 1520/41, p. 1984, ill.

Charles W. Talbot, Jr. "Recent Literature on Drawings by Dürer." in Master Drawings. vol. 14, no. 3, 1976, p. 293.

Franz Winzinger "Eine unbekannte Zeichnung des Hans Baldung Grien." Zeitschrift des Deutschen Vereins für Kunstwissenschaft. vol. 36, no. 1/4, 1982, fig. no. 6, p. 41, ill.

Nürnberg 1300-1550: Kunst der Gotik und Renaissance. Exh. cat. Germanisches Nationalmuseum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1986, cat. no. 177, fig. no. 177, p. 371, ill.



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