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Lot 79
Mihaly Munkacsy
German/Hungarian, 1844-1900
An Accusor of Christ (also known as "The Prophet") and A Mother and Child in the Crowd: Two studies for Christ Before Pilate
Each signed Munkacsy, the first (ll), the second (lr)
Each graphite pencil on paper laid to card
The first 8 1/8 x 6 1/2 inches (20.6 x 16.5 cm); the second
8 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches (20.6 x 14.1 cm)
Munkacsy painted Christ Before Pilate in 1881; three years later he followed this with a companion work, Golgotha. In 1896 he painted a third work, Ecce Homo to complete a trilogy of scenes of the Passion. Christ Before Pilate is now in the Deri Museum in Debrecen, Hungary.


Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $1,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Both: Laid to a sheet of cardboard, which has been mounted within two passpartout mats. Paper toned.


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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $1,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

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