- Identification and Creation
Level 3, Room 3610, University Teaching Gallery
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- Physical Descriptions
- Brown ink over traces of black chalk on cream antique laid paper, framing line in dark brown ink
- 24 x 36.2 cm (9 7/16 x 14 1/4 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- watermark: center of sheet: IHS surmounted by a cross with PB below [Churchill 423, 1664]
- 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, lower left, graphite: 172
- inscription: Verso, lower center, graphite: 10
- inscription: Verso, lower center, graphite: 6 / g A.
- inscription: Verso, lower right, graphite: /. D [?]
- inscription: Verso, lower left, very faint graphite: 6 [?]
- Possibly Henri Duval, Liège, possibly sold [through his sale, Amsterdam, June 22, 1910, lot 215]. Henry Oppenheimer, London, sold [through his sale, Christie's, London, July 10, 1936, lot 264]; to E. Rosenthal, Munich. [Sotheby Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, April 19, 1982, lot 20]; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston (Lugt 3306)
- 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
Hans Schneider and Rudolf E.O. Ekkart, Jan Lievens: sein Leben und seine Werke (Amsterdam, 1973), pp. 235, 372, cat. no. Z313
Werner Sumowski, Drawings of the Rembrandt School, ed. Walter Strauss, Abaris Books (New York, NY, 1979), vol. 7, p. 3732, cat. no. 1675ax
William W. Robinson, Seventeenth-Century Dutch Drawings: A Selection from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, exh. cat., H. O. Zimman, Inc. (Lynn, MA, 1991), cat. no. 65, pp. 148-149, repr.
Mària van Berge-Gerbaud, Rembrandt et son école: Dessins de la collection Frits Lugt, exh. cat., Fondation Custodia (Paris, 1997), p. 196, under no. 87
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. 60, repr.
Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Jan Lievens: A Dutch Master Rediscovered, exh. cat., National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC, 2008), cat. no. 132, repr.
Peter Schatborn, Rembrandt and his Circle: Drawings in the Frits Lugt Collection, Thoth Publishers and Fondation Custodia (2010), vol. 1, p. 292 (n. 10), under cat. no. 118
- Exhibition History
Seventeenth-Century Dutch Drawings: A Selection from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, Rijksprentenkabinet, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 02/23/1991 - 04/18/1991; Albertina Gallery, Vienna, 05/16/1991 - 06/30/1991; The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 01/22/1992 - 04/22/1992; Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/10/1992 - 12/06/1992
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
Jan Lievens: A Dutch Master Rediscovered, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 10/26/2008 - 01/11/2009; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, 02/07/2009 - 04/26/2009; Museum het Rembrandthuis, Amsterdam, 05/17/2009 - 08/09/2009
Drawings by Rembrandt, his Students and Circle from the Collection of Maida and George Abrams, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, 09/24/2011 - 01/08/2012; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, 04/15/2012 - 07/08/2012
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