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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1969.54
People
Jan van Goyen, Dutch (Leiden, Netherlands 1596 - 1656 The Hague, Netherlands)
Title
Harbor Scene with a Watchtower and Beacon
Other Titles
Original Language Title: "Bords de la Meuse"
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1636
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Netherlands
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/227791
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
sight: 95.3 x 132.1 cm (37 1/2 x 52 in.)
frame: 130.2 x 167 x 15.2 cm (51 1/4 x 65 3/4 x 6 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: at left: V Goyen , Signed date: 1636
Provenance
Paul M. Warburg (by 1913?-1932), by descent; to his son, James P. Warburg (1932-1969) bequest; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1969.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of James P. Warburg
Accession Year
1969
Object Number
1969.54
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)

Gedi Sibony, Marjorie B. Cohn, and Emily Rauh Pulitzer, In the Still Epiphany, exh. cat., Pulitzer Arts Foundation (St. Louis, MO, 2012), p. 47

Exhibition History

Ideal [Dis-] Placements: Old Masters at the Pulitzer, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis, 10/24/2008 - 10/03/2009

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