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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1965.337
People
Jan Speckaert, Netherlandish (d. 1577)
Title
Diana and Acteon
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
16th century
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/296494
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink and brown wash over black chalk on cream antique laid paper, partial framing line in brown ink, laid down on mount
Dimensions
20.9 x 28.2 cm (8 1/4 x 11 3/16 in.)
mount: 24 x 31.7 cm (9 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower right, brown ink, pen: Barthelmi Spranger.
  • inscription: mount, lower center, brown ink, French: Diane et acteon.
  • inscription: verso of mount, upper center, brown ink, pen, French: atheon Transformé en Cerf / a la plume Lavé De Bistre.
  • watermark: fragment of a crescent moon
  • inscription: mount, verso, lower right, graphite: 10
Provenance
Alphonse Kann. American Art Association; to Meta and Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Massachusetts (L. 2091, without his mark), possibly 1927, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1965.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs
Accession Year
1965
Object Number
1965.337
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Agnes Mongan and Paul J. Sachs, Drawings in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, 1940), no. 367

An Exhibition of Dutch and Flemish Drawings and Watercolors, checklist, Unpublished (1954), cat. no. 13, p. 3 (as attributed to Hans Speckaert)

Exhibition History

An Exhibition of Dutch and Flemish Drawings and Watercolors, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/01/1954 - 04/30/1954

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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