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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Anthonie van Borssom, Dutch (Amsterdam, Netherlands 1630 - 1677 Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Landscape with a Cottage
Work Type
17th century
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Brown ink and brown and gray wash, with a framing line in brown ink, on cream antique laid paper
18.9 x 30.4 cm (7 7/16 x 11 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: lower left, brown ink: AVB[in ligature]orssom - fct. . .
  • collector's mark: lower right, black ink, stamp: L. 2332 (J. P. van Suchtelen)
  • inscription: verso, fragment of old mount, graphite: 11
  • inscription: verso, upper center, graphite: 65
  • inscription: verso, upper center, graphite: Borssom 15.000 / 17c
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: haut [?] - 186 l L. 812 l [?]
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: colln de la G. de Such...[illegible] Stephan in de Baden
  • watermark: fragment of a pascal lamb on a crowned shield, vaguely similar to Churchill 456 (German 1657).
Count Jan Pieter van Suchtelen, St. Petersburg (L. 2332 with his mark). Maida and George Abrams, Boston, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1982.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Maida and George S. Abrams in memory of Jakob Rosenberg
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Peter C. Sutton and William W. Robinson, Drawings by Rembrandt, his Students and Circle from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, exh. cat., Bruce Museum and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven and London, 2011), Addendum no. A4, p. 168, repr.

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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