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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.280
People
Jozef Israëls, Dutch (Groningen, The Netherlands 1824 - 1911 The Hague, The Netherlands)
Title
Ida, the Fisherman's Daughter
Other Titles
Former Title: The Fisherman's Daughter
Alternate Title: The Knitting Girl
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1858-1865
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/298201
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor and gouache on cream wove paper, mounted to secondary support of off-white wove paper
Dimensions
41.4 x 28.4 cm (16 5/16 x 11 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l., dark brown watercolor: Jozef Israels
  • (not assigned): recto, top right, graphite: [probably matter/framer's mark]
  • inscription: verso, upper left, graphite: 2363 [may be framer's note]
Provenance
[Scott & Fowles, New York], sold; through Martin Birnbaum for Grenville L. Winthrop, 6 August 6, 1924, bequest, to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943

NOTE: Our work is possibly the watercolor sold in the J. Weyerman auction, Amsterdam (De Brakke Grond), 30 November 1886, no. 40, "La Jeune Tricoteuse" (Young knitting girl), 41 x 31 cm. (Our work is 41.4 x 28.4 cm).
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.280
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Ronald de Leeuw, John Sillevis, and Charles Dumas, The Hague School: Dutch Masters of the 19th Century, exh. cat., Weidenfeld & Nicolson (London, 1983), under cat. no. 31

Dieuwertje Dekkers, "Jozef Israëls: Een Succesvol Schilder van het Vissersgenre" (1994), Primavera Pers, p. C215(?) [possibly the Fogg watercolor is the work sold in Weyerman auction at De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, 1886 (41 x 31 cm).]

Dieuwertje Dekkers and Martha Kloosterboer, Jozef Israëls 1824-1911, exh. cat., Waanders Uitgevers (Groningen, 1999), p. 143, under no. 12(?) [possibly the Fogg watercolor is the work sold in Weyerman auction at De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, 1886 (41 x 31 cm).]

Exhibition History

32Q: 2700 Impressionism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/04/2021 - 01/31/2022

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