4 July 2006
Julius Veit Hans Schnorr von Carolsfeld (Leipzig 1794-1872 Dresden)
The Sacrifice of Isaac
black chalk pen and grey ink; parts of Abraham's lower leg and gown on an attached sheet
4 5/8 x 5 5/8 in. (118 x 145 mm.)
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Professor Dr Helmut Börsch-Supan has confirmed the attribution to Schnorr von Carolsfeld, after studying the original, in a letter dated 17 March 2006. He suggests that the drawing is a late work on stylistic grounds.
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