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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.237
People
Abraham Furnerius, Dutch (Rotterdam 1628 - 1654 Rotterdam)
Title
Landscape with Farmhouses
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1650-1654
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/212436
Location
Level 3, Room 3610, University Teaching Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink and brown wash with white opaque watercolor over black chalk on off-white antique laid paper, partial framing line in brown ink
Dimensions
17.8 x 26.9 cm (7 x 10 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: Verso, center right, blue ink: M G A [in monogram] (Lugt 3306, mark of The Maida and George Abrams Collection)
  • collector's mark: Verso, lower left, brown ink: CG [encircled] (Lugt 561, mark of Cornelis Hofstede de Groot)
  • watermark: none
Provenance
[E. Parsons and Sons, London]. Cornelis Hofstede de Groot, The Hague (Lugt 561), sold [through his sale, C. G. Boerner, Leipzig, November 4, 1931, lot 129]. Karl E. Maison, Berlin. Winslow Ames, Saunderstown, Rhode Island (Lugt 2602a and Lugt 2602b). Maida and George Abrams, Boston (Lugt 3306), 1975.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Maida and George Abrams Collection, Boston, Long Term Loan
Object Number
1.2018.237
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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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. 70, pp. xvii and 72, repr.

Frederik J. Duparc, Landscape in Perspective: Drawings by Rembrandt and his Contemporaries, exh. cat., The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Montreal, 1988), cat. no. 30, p. 104, repr., and repr. color p. 34, fig. 30

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. 59, pp. 136-137, 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. 58, repr.

Peter Schatborn, Rembrandt and his Circle: Drawings in the Frits Lugt Collection, Thoth Publishers and Fondation Custodia (2010), vol. 1, p. 258, under cat. no. 103

Peter C. Sutton and William W. Robinson, Drawings by Rembrandt, his Students and Circle from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, exh. cat., Bruce Museum and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven and London, 2011), pp. 106-107, cat. no. 34, repr.

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

Landscape in Perspective: Drawings by Rembrandt and his Contemporaries, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/20/1988 - 04/03/1988; The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, 04/15/1988 - 05/29/1988

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

Mirror of Holland: Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, Part 1, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 11/20/2010 - 03/06/2011

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

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

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