This drawing is part of a group of 508 drawings from the Koenigs Collection, which was sold in the fall of 1940 by D.G. van Beuningen to Dr. Hans Posse, Hitler's Sonderbeauftragter Linz. This transaction was in violation of Dutch laws and international agreements. See the publication by Albert J. Elen, Missing Old Master Drawings from the Franz Koenigs Collection claimed by the State of The Netherlands, Den Haag 1989
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|Title||Portrait Bust of a Young Woman Looking Upwards|
|Material and technique||Charcoal, red chalk, on light-blue paper|
Drawing > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Previously attributed: Barocci (Federico Fiori)
|Accession number||I 127 (PK)|
|Credits||Missing since World War II, see cat. Missing Old Master Drawings from the Franz Koenigs Collection claimed by the State of the Netherlands, The Hague 1989|
|Department||Drawings & Prints (Pushkin claim)|
|Creation date||in circa 1690-1710|
|Collector||Collector / Franz Koenigs|