GOLTZIUS HENDRICK (Attributed to) Mühlbrecht... - Lot 39 - Rossini

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GOLTZIUS HENDRICK (Attributed to) Mühlbrecht... - Lot 39 - Rossini
GOLTZIUS HENDRICK (Attributed to) Mühlbrecht 1558 - Haarlem 1617 Christ in the Pillar Oil on panel (Small gaps; some restorations) On the reverse side an old Sebastiano del Piombo ink annotation; a label with an inscription in pen (?) Florentine (?). An ink inscription 59 I KK. Caption in gold lettering in Latin in the upper right: Ego autem sum vermis and not homo opprobrium hominum. Abiecto plebis Monogrammed HG. (related) F H. 25 - W. 20,2 cm The head and torso of Christ are found with their misalignments in the engraving of the Flagellation (1597) of the series in twelve engravings of the Passion of Hebndrick Goltzius... (Cf. Sophie Rieux, The Flagellation of Christ, in L'Estampille, 241C; November 1990) Letters and documents : 1 - A detailed letter dated 5 May 1984 from Didier Bodart, Doctor of Archaeology and History of Art, (Rome) containing a study of the painting will be given to the buyer. He considers "that it is indeed for me an interesting work by Hendrick Goltzius, which can be dated to around 1596 - 1597". 2 - A letter from the Italian historian Piero Morselli (Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Florence; undated) stating that the work is by Hendrick Goltzius and analysing his style, will be given to the purchaser.
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