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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.170
People
Willem Schellincks, Dutch (Amsterdam, Netherlands 1627 - 1678 Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Title
Landscape with the Ponte Molle (Pons Milvius) over the Tiber outside Rome
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/188641
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink, red chalk, gray and brown wash, and yellow transparent watercolor over traces of graphite on off-white antique laid paper, framing line in black chalk, laid down in an inlay mount
Dimensions
16.1 x 24.1 cm (6 5/16 x 9 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, violet ink, stamp: L. 2643 (William Pitcairn Knowles)
  • watermark: Circle with a bird (similar to Briquet 12 204, Italian)
  • inscription: verso, lower right, brown ink: ponte mol buiten roome
  • inscription: verso, lower left edge, graphite: 480
  • inscription: verso, lower left, black chalk, erased: Schellink [?]
Provenance
William Pitcairn Knowles, Rotterdam and Wiesbaden (L. 2643, with his mark). Kate de Rothschild, London, 1980, sold; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston, 1987; The Maida and George Abrams Collection, 1999.170.

NOTE: Provenance information from George Abrams, by recall.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.170
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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