7 July 1998
Attributed to Conrad Vaihinger (active late 15th Century)
The Massacre of the Innocents
cut out of a folio paper manuscript written in two columns in a German vernacular book hand
pen and brown ink, watercolour, partly squared in ink, fragmentary watermark cartouche
120 x 166 mm.
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Similar drawings attributed to Vaihinger from the Augsburger Chronik were sold in the Robert von Hirsch sale at Sotheby's London, 20 June 1978, lot 7. Other pages from this book in Berlin and Frankfurt bears the name of Vaihinger and the date 1490.
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