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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Anthonie Waterloo, Dutch (Lille, France 1609 - 1690 Utrecht, Netherlands)
Grist Mills Near Hamburg
Work Type
c. 1660
Persistent Link
Level 3, Room 3610, University Teaching Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Black ink and gray wash with black chalk and white opaque watercolor over black chalk and traces of graphite on off-white antique laid paper, framing line in brown ink
44.3 x 55.8 cm (17 7/16 x 21 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper left, black chalk: 20-
  • inscription: verso, lower left, brown ink: Anthony Waterloo / No 14/07
  • inscription: verso, brown ink, in the artist's hand: Pooltter moolens 't Steen [h?s?]omert buyten Hamborch [Grist mills near Hamburg]
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, reddish brown stamp: [antelope or deer, unidentified, not in Lugt]
  • watermark: none
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: 60000--
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: 41
  • incipit: upper left, brown ink: 1...70 [? cut off]
  • collector's mark: verso, lower right, blue ink stamp: L. 3306 (Maida and George Abrams)
Unidentified collector (with his mark; not in Lugt). Schindler collection. [R. E. Lewis, San Francisco.] [Sotheby's, London, December 13, 1973, lot 160]; to [Baskett & Day, London]; sold to Maida and George Abrams, Boston (L. 3306, verso, lower right), 1974; The Maida and George Abrams Collection, 2008.252.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

H. Voellner, "Danzig-Olivia, Schloss", Fürher der Staatlichen Landesmuseums für Danziger Geschichte (Danzig, 1938), vol. 1, p. 37

Exhibition of Thirty Old Master Drawings of the Northern Schools, auct. cat., Baskett and Day (London, England, 1974), cat. no. 20, n.p., repr. fig. 20

Franklin W. Robinson, Seventeenth Century Dutch Drawings from American Collections, exh. cat., International Exhibitions Foundation (Washington, D.C, 1977), cat. no. 49, pp. xiv and 53, repr.

Lotte Stubbe and Wolf Stubbe, Um 1660 auf Reisen gezeichnet Anthonie Waterloo 1610-1690: Ansichten aus Hamburg, Altona, Blackenese, Holstein, Bergedorf, Lüneburg und Danzig-Oliva, Christians Verlag (Hamburg, Germany, 1983), pp. 20, 165, 184, repr. pl. 58

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. 42, pp. 102-3, repr.

Annemarie Stefes, Niederländische Zeichnungen 1450-1850: Kupferstichkabinett der Hamburger Kunsthalle, ed. Andreas Stolzenburg and Hubertus Gaßner, Böhlau Verlag (Cologne, 2011), vol. 2, p. 613, under cat. no. 1164 (n. 1)

Exhibition History

Exhibition of Thirty Old Master Drawings of the Northern Schools, Baskett and Day, London, 04/02/1974 - 04/26/1974

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

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

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

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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