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A Nude Female Figure Fleeing to the Right with Arms Outstretched, with Sketch of a Bust of Secondary Figure (recto); A Sketch of a Nude, Kneeling Female Figure, Supported by Another Standing (verso)

A work made of black and red chalk, with stumping, with touches of white lead (partially discolored) (recto) and black chalk, with touches of red chalk (verso), on cream laid paper prepared with pale brown wash.
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  • A work made of black and red chalk, with stumping, with touches of white lead (partially discolored) (recto) and black chalk, with touches of red chalk (verso), on cream laid paper prepared with pale brown wash.

Date:

c. 1600 (recto); 1598/99 (verso)

Artist:

Hendrick Goltzius
Dutch, 1558-1617

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Artist

Hendrick Goltzius

Title

A Nude Female Figure Fleeing to the Right with Arms Outstretched, with Sketch of a Bust of Secondary Figure (recto); A Sketch of a Nude, Kneeling Female Figure, Supported by Another Standing (verso)

Origin

Netherlands

Date

1595–1605

Medium

Black and red chalk, with stumping, with touches of white lead (partially discolored) (recto) and black chalk, with touches of red chalk (verso), on cream laid paper prepared with pale brown wash

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, upper left, in graphite: "Goltzius f"; upper right, in graphite: "380"; verso, upper center, in pen and brown ink, by a modern hand: "Heinr. Goltzius, Mühlbracht i. Julich geb. 1558/ starb zu Harlem 1617./ “Andromeda”? Tusche u. Rottstein/ etwas fleckig"; along lower edge, in pen and brown ink, in graphite, in same hand: "1864 aus"; in brown ink: "J. A. Börners Sammlung"; lower right, in graphite: "9718"

Dimensions

194 × 155 mm

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Anne Searle Bent

Reference Number

1997.302

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