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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.49
People
Pieter de Molijn, Dutch (London, England 1595 - 1661 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
River Landscape
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
16th-17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/296000
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black chalk, brown ink, and gray and brown wash on off-white antique laid paper, framing line in black ink and in black chalk
Dimensions
actual: 18.5 x 28 cm (7 5/16 x 11 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper center, black chalk: het ...poort [? illegible]
  • inscription: verso, lower right, brown ink: N 83 [followed by unidentified paraphe, probably 18th century, upside down]
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: het ...eitpoort [? illegible, upside down]
  • inscription: verso, lower center, black chalk: collection Goll van Frankenstein / Lugt 2987 [upside down]
  • inscription: verso, lower left, blue ink: 1722/85 / banquier à Amsterdam [upside down]
  • inscription: verso, center, blue ink and black chalk: [blue ink] Cornelis S. [black chalk] van der Schalke / [blue ink] 1611-71 [upside down]
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: 16 [upside down]
  • watermark: [very close to Heawood 3775, called Dutch Collection of Black paper. 1629]
  • inscription: verso, upper right, graphite: 14
Provenance
Unidentified Collector, (not in Lugt, with his mark). Possibly Johan Goll van Frankenstein, (L. 2987). [Chiltern Galleries, London], sold; to Mrs. John H. Steiner, Larchmont, New York, 1974, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1976.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. John H. Steiner
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.49
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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