- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- Graphite on parchment
- 11 x 15.2 cm (4 5/16 x 6 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- Signed: Lower left, graphite: S D VLIEGER
- Possibly Pieter Spiering, Delft and The Hague. Private collection, United Kingdom, sold [private sale, via Sotheby's, London]; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston, 1987 (Lugt 3306, without their mark), gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 1999
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- This sheet forms part of a seventeenth-century Dutch album, in its original binding, which contains 41 small, full-page drawings on parchment by more than 27 different artists.
- Publication History
Walter Liedtke and Michiel C. Plomp, Vermeer and the Delft School, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY, 2001), no. 94c, repr.
Christiaan P. van Eeghen, "Simon de Vlieger as a Draftsman, II: Chalk Drawings Other than Pure Landscapes", Master Drawings (2011), vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 179-221, p. 212 and p. 221 (n. 82), repr. p. 213, fig. 78
William W. Robinson, "The Abrams Album: An 'Album Amicorum' of Dutch Drawings from the Seventeeth Century", Master Drawings (Spring 2015), LIII, no. 1, pp. 3-58, pp. 12, 16, 25, 38, repr. p. 17 as fig. 14
- Subjects and Contexts
Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings
- Related Works
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