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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.14
People
Nicolaes Berchem the Elder, Dutch (Haarlem, Netherlands 1620 - 1683 Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Title
Three Studies of a Goat's Head
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/184001
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on beige antique laid paper, prepared with blue oil paint
Dimensions
20.4 x 31 cm (8 1/16 x 12 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: N. Berchem
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: N10
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: A50
  • inscription: verso, lower left, brown ink: 2152
  • collector's mark: verso, lower right, black ink: B [Lugt 3355, mark of Jiles Boon]
Provenance
Jiles Boon (1916-2009) (Lugt 3355). Henry M. Knight (1903-1970), sold [through Theo Laurentius and Sam Nijstead]; to Maida and George S. Abrams, Boston, 1972
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
1.2018.14
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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