The Coronation of the Virgin.
Virgin and Child Jesus with cherries.
Penitent Mary Magdalene
Oil on panel. Oak. Parquetry. 70 x 108 cm. On the theme of the Penitent Magdalene surrounded by the attributes of meditation.
Johann König (1586–1642) was a German painter. The son of a Nuremberg goldsmith, König was a follower of Adam Elsheimer. He is known today primarily forhis finely painted copper panels. Born in Nuremberg, the son of goldsmith Arnold König. He might have spent his apprentice years in Augsburg.
In 1614 he received the painter rights by the local gild. In 1622 he became a member of the painters' guild, a year later, he became a member of the Great Council. After 1620 he worked with Matthias Gundelach and Johann Matthias Kager together on the decorations of Augsburg Town Hall created by Elias Holl.
In 1631 he return to Nuremberg, where he died after further work in March 1942.
THE PROPHETESS HANNAH DECIDING THAT THE INFANT SAMUEL SHALL BE LENT TO THE LORD
Pen and brown ink and wash on blue-grey paper;
bears attributions, verso, to Parmigianino (in red and black chalk), and to de Gheyn (pencil)
275 by 145 mm
CHRIST AND THE WOMAN OF SAMARIA
Inscribed in brown ink, lower right: Joh. Rottenhammer and bears number, top right: N. 40.
Pen and black ink and grey wash
202 by 160 mm
Hans Rottenhammer - BAMBERG 1622 - 1668
THE VIRGIN AND ST. ANNE WITH THE CHRIST CHILD AND ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
Pen and brown ink and wash, over black chalk, heightened with white, within black ink framing lines
162 by 204 mm
THE ADORATION OF THE GOLDEN CALF
Pen and brown ink and wash, over black chalk
262 by 212 mm
AN ANGEL CARRYING A BANNER, HALF-LENGTH
Black chalk with stumping, heightened with white, on light brown paper;
Signed with monogram in brown ink, top centre: CVP, and bears numbering in brown ink, verso: 15
268 by 199 mm
Pen and brown ink and greenish-grey wash, heightened with white, within black chalk and ink framing lines;
dated, lower left: 1629, and bears attribution, lower right margin: Blomart
206 by 163 mm