Mary Magdalen Transported by Four Angels

Pen and black ink with white gouache highlights on reddish-brown grounded paper | 17 x 16.2cm | c. 1485-1490

Unknown maker, German, 15th century

An unknown, probably Bavarian artist relied only on line to create gradations of light and shadow on the dark ground on this sheet. To model and form the outlines of the angels, he unified the drawing with a wide range of hatching and cross-hatching....
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