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Venus Discovering the Death of Adonis

Artist:
Anonymous, Dutch, 17th century ?
Artist:
Anonymous, German, 17th century ?
Date:
17th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, white bodycolour, over a sketch in black chalk. Framing line in pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 4 7/8 x 7 1/2 in. (12.4 x 19 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Alain and Marie-Christine van den Broek d'Obrenan Gift, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.136
Not on view
Marking: At lower right, the collector's mark of Julius Held (not in Lugt)
Julius S. Held (New York and Bennington, 1905–2002); his sale, Christie's, New York, January 30, 2009, part of lot 315; Vendor: Christie's, New York
The Scholar's Eye: Property from the Julius Held Collection: Part II. Sale cat. Christie's, New York, January 30, 2009, part of lot 315.



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