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    Sale 2249

    The Scholars Eye: Property from the Julius Held Collection Part II

    30 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 311

    German School, 16th Century

    A wild boar

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    German School, 16th Century
    A wild boar
    with inscription 'Sanglien'
    bodycolor, watermark device
    10¼ x 15 1/8 in. (260 x 384 mm.), the corners cut; and Dirk Stoop, A saddled horse seen from the rear; Heinrich Wilhelm Schweickardt, A goat; Johann Georg Winter, A boar; Flemish School, 17th Century, A double-sided sheet of studies of animals: birds, bulls and an elephant; Dutch School, 18th Century, A dog in a landscape (recto), A bull (verso); and Eduardo Zamacois y Zabala, A saddled donkey (7)


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    According to an inscription on the mount, Dr. Peter Dreyer suggested that the bodycolor of a wild boar was after a composition by Hans Verhagen, a version of which is part of a codex in Pisa (Ms. 514).

    Exhibited

    Binghamton, University Art Gallery, State University of New York at Binghamton and elsewhere, Drawings from the Held Collection, 1970, no. 100 (as Workshop of Cranach, German School, 16th Century) (1).