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Allegory

Photo: Susan A. Cole

Allegory

ca. 1572

Stradanus (Jan van der Straet)

Flemish, active Italy, 1523-1605

Charcoal, black chalk, and stumping on two horizontally joined sheets
21 3/8 x 15 7/8 in.
Margaret E. Fuller Purchase Fund and European Art Acquisition Fund in honor of Mimi Gardner Gates
2009.1
Provenance: [With P&D Colnaghi, London, by 1998]; [Christie's, New York, January 29, 2009 sale]; purchased at auction by Seattle Art Museum (funds from European Painting Fund)
Photo: Susan A. Cole
location
Not currently on view

Resources

Exhibition HistoryAn exhibition of Old Master Drawings, P. & D. Colnaghi, London, England, 1998, no. 10.
Published ReferencesM.P.J. Martens, Bruges et la Renaissance, de Memling à Pourbus, Bruges, 1998, p. 161, no. 135

A. Baroni Vannucci, in P. Costamagna et al., Disegno, giudizio e bella maniera: studi sul disegno italiano in onore di Catherine Monbeig Goguel, Cinisello Balsamo, 2005, p. 85, no. 40

D. Ekserdjian, "A rediscovered Allegory by Johannes Stradanus", The Burlington Magazine, CL, February 2008, p. 99, fig. 32.

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