9 July 2002
Franz Anton Maulbertsch (Langenargen 1724-1796 Vienna)
Saint Wendelin, Patron Saint of vineyards and vignerons, attended by angels and putti
black chalk, pen and brown ink, grey wash, watermark Return from Canaan (partly cut)
13 1/3 x 8 3/8 in. (336 x 213 mm.)
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A compositional study for Maulbertsch's large altarpiece of circa 1767, painted for the parish church at Tállya, ten miles north-west of Tokay in what is now Hungary, K. Garas, Franz Anton Maulbertsch, 1724-1796, Budapest, 1960, no. 225, pl. 171.
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