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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.177
People
Pieter Withoos, Dutch (Amersfoort 1654/55 - 1692 Amsterdam)
Title
Study of a Partridge
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/294996
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Transparent and opaque watercolor and brown ink over graphite on cream antique laid paper, partial framing line in graphite
Dimensions
25.6 x 18.8 cm (10 1/16 x 7 3/8 in.)
mount: 28.8 x 21 cm (11 5/16 x 8 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: black ink, lower right: P:W:fe:
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite, French: WITHOOS (Peter ou Pieter) / peintre d'oiseaux / ne à AMERSFOORT 1654 / MORT A AMSTERDAM 1693
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: /10X
  • watermark: none
Provenance
J. A. van Dongen, Amsterdam, sold; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston, 1971 (L. 3306, without their mark); Gift of Maida and George S. Abrams in memory of Susan Morgenstein, class of 1984, 1985.177
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Maida and George S. Abrams in memory of Susan Morgenstein, class of 1984
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.177
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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