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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2020.294
People
Pieter Jansz Saenredam, Dutch (Assendelft 1597 - 1665 Haarlem)
Title
Nave and Choir of St. Odulphuskerk, Assendelft
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1630
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/183544
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on off-white antique laid paper, mounted
Dimensions
15.2 × 28.9 cm (6 × 11 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower right, brown ink, in the artist's hand: Pr: Saenredam dese gedaen / inde Assendelver kerck / Den 9. augustij. 1630.
  • inscription: verso, graphite: L3
  • inscription: verso of mount, graphite: L-3
  • watermark: unidentifiable
Provenance
[Joseph Baer & Co., Frankfurt, by 1922]. Sir Robert Witt, London, by 1935. Clifford E. Duits, London, by 1961, sold [via Thomas Brod]; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston, 2000, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2020
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Gift of George Abrams in honor of Gary Schwartz, Founding Director of CODART
Accession Year
2020
Object Number
2020.294
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Frankfurter bucherfreund; mitteilunger aus dem antiquarate von Joseph Baer & Co., auct. cat., Joseph Baer & Co. (Frankfurt, 1920-1922), p.460, no. 1114, repr. as Tafel CXXI

P. T. A. Swillens, Pieter Janszoon Saenredam, Schilder van Haarlem, 1597-1665, De Spieghel (Amsterdam, 1935), pp. 47, 64, 89, no. 62, and p. 91, pl. 44

I. Q. van Regteren Altena, Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of Pieter Jansz. Saenredam, Published on the Occasion of the Exhibition, Centraal Museum Utrecht (Utrecht, 1961), pp. 59-60, no. 17, pl. 22

Gary Schwartz and Marten Jan Bok, Pieter Saenredam: The Painter and His Time, G. Schwartz/SDU (Maarssen and The Hague, 1990), pp. 97-98, 255, no. 17, fig. 105

William W. Robinson, Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2002), cat. no. 15, pp. 54-55, repr. p. 55

Exhibition History

Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of Pieter Jansz. Saenredam, Centraal Museum Utrecht, 09/15/1961 - 12/03/1961

Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, British Museum, London, 06/13/2002 - 09/22/2002; Institut Néerlandais, Paris, 10/10/2002 - 12/08/2002; Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/22/2003 - 07/06/2003

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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