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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.133
People
Abraham Rademaker, Dutch (Lisse, Netherlands 1675 - 1735 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
The Castle of Swieten, near Leiden
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/179592
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink and wash on off-white antique laid paper discolored to tan
Dimensions
15.2 x 26.2 cm (6 x 10 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, red ink: CED [encircled] [Lugt 533a, mark of Carel Emil Duits]
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: Huys te Swieten by Leyden
  • inscription: on former mat, lower left, graphite: Het huis van Swieten by Leiden [also on mat various graphite inscriptions regarding attribution: Huygens, Roghman, Bisschop]
  • inscription: verso, upper center, faint graphite: t' huys te Swieten
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: X
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, red ink: CED [encircled] (Lugt 533a, mark of Carel Emil Duits)
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: Huys de Switen by Leyden
  • inscription: verso, upper center, faint black chalk (?): t'huys te Switen / by Leyden
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: X
  • watermark: none
Provenance
Carel Emil Duits, London (Lugt 533a). Sold [through Sotheby's, Amsterdam, September 11, 1999, lot 95 (as by Huygens)]; to George S. and Maida Abrams, Boston
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Promised Gift
Accession Year
2018
Object Number
1.2018.133
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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