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Triumphal Procession of the Noble, Glorious Women

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Beham's art could be just as witty as it was exquisite, and the mood could be ribald or high minded. His triumphal procession of noble and glorious women seems to tend toward the latter. Beham certainly knew much larger triumphal processions such those designed by Albrecht Dürer and Andrea...

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Inscription

Verso, lower left in graphite pencil:c9679 Verso, center in graphite pencil: c19121 Verso, lower left in graphite pencil: A Slg [?]

Marks

Verso, lower left, stamped in purple ink -- mark of Heinrich Stiebel (Lugt 1367) Verso, lower left in graphite pencil -- c9679 Verso, center in graphite pencil -- c19121 Verso, lower left in graphite pencil -- A Slg [?]

Provenance

Heinrich Stiebel (1851-about 1910, Frankfurt, Lugt 1367); probably sold, Frankfurt, Prestel, 10-16 November 1920; Colnaghi (London), apparently twice, inv. nos. c9679 and c19121; Hill-Stone (New York); from whom puchased by MFA, 19 September 2007.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Robert and Barbara Wheaton

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Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 143; P. 244 i/III

Dimensions

Sheet: 2.6 x 13.8 cm (1 x 5 7/16 in.) Platemark: 2.1 x 13.5 cm (13/16 x 5 5/16 in.) Mount: 11.1 x 23.9 cm (4 3/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.729

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