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The Inspiration of St. Mark
  • Frederik van Valckenborch
    born: Antwerp, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium) ; died: Nuremberg, Germany
  • The Inspiration of St. Mark, late 1500s–early 1600s
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • graphite on paper
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20.6 x 14.2 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 1/8 x 5 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Drey
  • Not on display
  • 1958.0057

Male figure (identified as St. Mark), seen from the back, faces a winged figure. There is a book between them. There is a lion sleeping in the lower left corner.