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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1986.443
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
The Three Magi
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
late 17th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/227628
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on panel
Dimensions
40 x 29.2 cm (15 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.)
frame: 48.5 x 38.1 x 4.8 cm (19 1/8 x 15 x 1 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: on back of frame, printed in black: 218
  • label: on back of frame, handwritten in red ink: 7
  • inscription: on back of frame, handwritten in graphite: 159/16 #11
  • inscription: on back of frame, in blue ballpoint pen: Fogg Slive Dec 77; closer to Adrian Brouwer than Jan Pynes
  • label: on back of frame, handwritten in blue ballpoint pen: No request as of 12/3/78
  • inscription: on back of panel, handwritten in black ink: Rembrandt van Ryn / original picture / obtained in Sicily / in 1860 / or Ferdinand Bol
  • label: on back of panel, printed in black: Mrs. Isabella Grandin / 301 Berkeley Street / Boston 16 Massachusetts [two identical labels]
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of the Estate of Isabella Grandin
Accession Year
1986
Object Number
1986.443
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990)

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