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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.152
People
Abraham Rutgers, Dutch (Amsterdam, Netherlands 1632 - 1699 Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Title
Man with Barge Towrope
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1690
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/183973
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink and brown wash over graphite on cream antique laid paper, framing lines in brown ink and graphite
Dimensions
11.1 x 20.5 cm (4 3/8 x 8 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: A. Rutgers.
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite, in the artist's hand: Een Gezigt aan de Rievier de Vegt / omtrent Maarsen door Ani Rotgers 1690
  • watermark: upper center: Fragment of Strasbourg lily
Provenance
Maida and George S. Abrams, Boston, 1973
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
1.2018.152
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Franklin W. Robinson, One Hundred Master Drawings from New England Private Collections, exh. cat. (Hanover, NH, 1973), cat. 27, pp. 13 and 68-9, repr.

Peter C. Sutton and William W. Robinson, Drawings by Rembrandt, his Students and Circle from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, exh. cat., Bruce Museum and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven and London, 2011), p. 181, no. A26, repr.

Exhibition History

One Hundred Master Drawings from New England Private Collections, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, 09/05/1973 - 10/14/1973; Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Hanover, 10/26/1973 - 12/03/1973; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 12/14/1973 - 01/25/1974

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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