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Identification and Creation

Object Number
Pieter Anthonisz. van Groenewegen, Dutch (Delft, Netherlands c. 1600 - 1658 The Hague, Netherlands)
Blank page; verso: Italianate Landscape with Ancient Ruins
Work Type
album page, drawing
17th century
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Physical Descriptions

Brown wash and graphite on parchment
11 x 15.2 cm (4 5/16 x 6 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Verso, lower left, graphite: P. Groenewegen


Recorded Ownership History
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

  • Peter Schatborn, Drawn to Warmth: 17th-century Dutch Artists in Italy, exh. cat., Rijksmuseum Amsterdam (Amsterdam, 2001), pp. 18-19, fig. 21
  • Walter Liedtke and Michiel C. Plomp, Vermeer and the Delft School, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY, 2001), pp. 187-188, fig. 205
  • 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, p. 26, repr. p. 27 as fig. 23
  • Giovanna Sapori, L'album amicorum come libro di disegni. Alcuni esempi tra Cinquecento e Seicento (Venius, Ortelius, Abrams, Heyblocq), Libri e album di disegni 1550-1800: Nuove prospettive metodologiche e di esegesi storico-critica (Rome, 2018), p. 110, illus. p. 106, fig. 14

Subjects and Contexts

  • Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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