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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Jan van Goyen, Dutch (Leiden, Netherlands 1596 - 1656 The Hague, Netherlands)
Landscape with the Hospital for Lepers outside Haarlem
Work Type
c. 1628-1630
Persistent Link
Level 3, Room 3600, University Research Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Brown ink on cream antique laid paper, framing lines in brown ink
10.7 x 18.3 cm (4 3/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: verso, lower right, blue ink: M G A [in monogram] (Lugt 3306, mark of The Maida and George Abrams Collection)
  • inscription: Verso, bottom center, graphite: 6370 [underlined]
  • inscription: Verso, lower right, black chalk (?): 3 / sabra (?)
  • inscription: Verso, lower right: [indecipherable text, encircled]
  • watermark: none
Carl Robert Rudolf, London [1]. [Alfred Brod Gallery, London]. [C. G. Boerner, Dusseldorf, 1964-66]. Otto Wertheimer, Paris, sold; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston (Lugt 3306), 1976

[1] According to Boerner catalogue, with his mark on the mount.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Maida and George Abrams Collection, Boston, Long Term Loan
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Franklin W. Robinson, Seventeenth Century Dutch Drawings from American Collections, exh. cat., International Exhibitions Foundation (Washington, D.C, 1977), cat. no. 23, pp. xiv and 26, repr.

William W. Robinson, Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2002), cat. no. 17, repr.

Jane Turner and Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library, Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, The Morgan Library & Museum (New York, 2006), vol. 1, p. 72, under cat. no. 84

Exhibition History

Seventeenth Century Dutch Drawings from American Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 01/30/1977 - 03/13/1977; Denver Art Museum, Denver, 04/01/1977 - 05/15/1977; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, 06/01/1977 - 07/15/1977

Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, British Museum, London, 06/13/2002 - 09/22/2002; Institut Néerlandais, Paris, 10/10/2002 - 12/08/2002; Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/22/2003 - 07/06/2003

Crossroads: Drawing the Dutch Landscape, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2022 - 08/14/2022

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