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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.124
People
Jan Asselijn, Dutch (Dieppe c. 1610 - 1652 Amsterdam)
Title
View of the Arch of Constantine, seen from the Colosseum
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1635-1652
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/212647
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink, gray wash, black chalk, stray white opaque watercolor, stray red pastel, and stray blue-green transparent watercolor stains on light tan antique laid paper, framing line in black ink, laid down on thick antique laid paper
Dimensions
24.1 x 34.6 cm (9 1/2 x 13 5/8 in.)
mount: 34.0 x 41.5 cm (13 7/16 x 16 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: mount, verso, lower right, graphite: 1021603/1
  • inscription: on monument, gray ink, in artist's hand: MPCAES CO / AVGVSTO / AGNI.[?]TVI[?]RO / MDET[?]VRAN G[?]ODD / CTIONEVNOT... [illegible] / MPVBLICV...[illegible] / CVM MPHO...[illegible]
  • watermark: none
Provenance
[Sotheby's, London, 18 February 1991, lot 65], sold; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston; The Maida and George Abrams Collection, 1999.124.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.124
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Around Antique: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs (Teaching Gallery) S421, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/14/2010 - 09/04/2010

32Q: 2300 Dutch & Flemish, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/17/2018 - 04/26/2018

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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