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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.174
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Five sheet fragments with birds and other animal studies: parrots, kingfisher, bat, fish, rooster, guinea pig.
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
16th century
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/191939
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink, opaque watercolor, touches of black graphite, on paper prepared with wash (?)
Dimensions
irregular: 6.03 x 88.9 cm (2 3/8 x 35 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: none
  • inscription: center top sheet, verso, center, brown ink: A [or V, or triangle] 7
  • inscription: lower right sheet, verso, upper center, brown ink: A [or V or triangle]
  • inscription: lower right sheet, verso, lower center, brown ink, upside down : 1650 / R. F.
  • inscription: center left sheet, verso, left center, brown ink: A-1 [?]
Provenance
Jon Nicolas Streep, New York, sold; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston,1962; The Maida and George Abrams Collection, 1999.174.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.174
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Verso, glue residue from an old mount
Publication History

Franklin W. Robinson, Selections from the Collection of Dutch Drawings of Maida and George Abrams, exh. cat., Jewett Arts Center (Wellesley, MA, 1969), cat. 32, repr.

Exhibition History

Selections from the Collection of Dutch Drawings of Maida and George Abrams, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Hanover, 03/27/1969 - 04/28/1969; Wellesley College Museum of Art, Wellesley, 05/04/1969 - 06/04/1969; Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, 09/17/1969 - 10/12/1969; University of Connecticut Museum of Art, Storrs, 10/18/1969 - 11/16/1969

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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