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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.215
People
Willem van de Velde the Elder, Dutch (1611 - 1693)
Title
Sketches of Five Figures
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/296608
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink, brown wash, and graphite on cream antique laid paper, laid down on mount
Dimensions
16.1 x 14.6 cm (6 5/16 x 5 3/4 in.)
mount: 19.2 x 16.4 cm (7 9/16 x 6 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: fragment of a foolscap
  • inscription: mount, lower left, graphite: A 20969
  • inscription: mount, lower center, brown ink: Jan Steen
Provenance
Sir Edmund Prideaux. [Christie's, London, 1 July 1955, part of lot 58]; sold to [P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Ltd.], sold; to Fritz B. Talbot, Brookline, Massachusetts, 25 April 1960, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1960.

NOTE: Provenance information from Colnaghi's stock books, provided by Steven Ongpin, 12/20/01.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Dr. Fritz B. Talbot
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.215
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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