Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.179
People
Pieter Holsteyn II, Dutch (Haarlem, Netherlands 1614 - 1687 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
Studies of Longhorn Beetles (Cerambycidae family)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/295324
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Transparent watercolor, black ink and black chalk on cream antique laid paper, double framing line in brown ink and partial black chalk
Dimensions
17.9 x 14 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: clockwise from upper left, one number at each beetle, brown ink: 2. / 3 / 5. / 4 / 1
  • inscription: former mount, verso, lower right, graphite: 24
  • watermark: none
Provenance
J. A. van Dongen, Amsterdam, sold; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston, 1971, gift ; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1985.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Maida and George S. Abrams
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.179
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
The Harvard Art Museums encourage the use of images found on this website for personal, noncommercial use, including educational and scholarly purposes. To request a higher resolution file of this image, please submit an online request.
Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of European and American Art at am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu