Design for a Stained Glass Window

Design for a Stained Glass Window

Design for a Stained Glass Window
Hans Baldung (called Grien) (about 1480-1545)
Germany
First half of 16th century
Black and brown inks and red chalk on laid paper
Width 31.5 cm x height 42.9 cm
Museum no. E.199-1888

Most of this drawing is executed in iron-gall ink which has turned brown. The figure in the front has remained black and is therefore likely to be drawn with carbon ink.