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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.35
People
Salomon de Bray, Dutch (Amsterdam 1597 - 1664 Haarlem)
Title
Boy in Profile, facing left
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1636
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/184082
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black and red chalk, with later additions of brown ink, red chalk, and gray wash, on off-white antique laid paper cut into an oval and mounted to off-white antique laid paper, framing lines and horixontal and vertical axes lines in graphite
Dimensions
15.2 x 12.5 cm (6 x 4 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: mount, verso, upper left, graphite: 74
  • inscription: mount, verso, lower left, brown ink: V. iii.
  • inscription: mount, verso, lower right, graphite: 49 [encircled]
  • inscription: Signed, recto, lower left, red chalk: SdBray / 1636
  • watermark: coat of arms (?)
  • watermark: in the mount: fragment of a coat of arms
Provenance
Duits estate, [via Thomas and Brenda Brod, London], sold; to Maida and George Abrams, 2000
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
1.2018.35
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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