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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1962.40
People
Jan van Goyen, Dutch (Leiden, Netherlands 1596 - 1656 The Hague, Netherlands)
Title
Landscape with Cottages and Figures
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1650
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297024
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black chalk and gray wash on cream antique laid paper
Dimensions
actual: 9.7 x 15.8 cm (3 13/16 x 6 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, upper left, black chalk: n
  • watermark: none
  • inscription: upper right, brown wash: 240
Provenance
Possibly Andrew Geddes, A.R.A., London; his sale [Christie and Manson, London, 8 April 1845, lot 361?]. Possibly loan to, Mauritshuis, The Hague. Mr. Johnson Neale. T. Mark Hovell, London, 1918. [Sotheby's, London, 3 July 1981, lot 124], sold; to [P. & D. Colnaghi, London]. A.W.M. Mensing, Amsterdam, his sale; [Frederick Muller & Co., Amsterdam, 29 April 1937], sold; to Otto Hirschman, sold; to A. Mayer, The Hague and New York. Van Dieman-Lilienfeld Gallery, 1957, sold; to Marian Harris Phinney, 1960, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1962.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Marian H. Phinney
Accession Year
1962
Object Number
1962.40
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Hans-Ulrich Beck, Jan van Goyen 1596-1656, Davaco Publishers (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1972 - 1987), Vol. 1, no. 847/240B, repr.

The Draughtsman at Work. Drawing in the Golden Century of Dutch Art, checklist (unpublished, 1980), no. 10

Exhibition History

The Draughtsman at Work. Drawing in the Golden Century of Dutch Art, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 11/21/1980 - 01/04/1981

Under Cover: Artists' Sketchbooks, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 08/01/2006 - 10/22/2006

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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