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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1932.357
People
Anthony van Dyck, Flemish (Antwerp, Belgium 1599 - 1641 London)
Title
Head of a Monk (?)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Flemish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/298522
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black and white chalk on blue antique laid paper, faded to green-brown, mounted down
Dimensions
actual: 29.4 x 19.9 cm (11 5/8 x 7 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower center, brown ink: Antoni van dyck
  • collector's mark: lower left, black ink, stamp: L. 2799 [twice] (William Mayor)
  • collector's mark: lower right, brown ink, stamp: L. 2364 (Sir Joshua Reynolds)
  • inscription: mount, verso, lower left, graphite: 17883
  • watermark: none visible
Provenance
Joshua Reynolds, London (L. 2364, with his mark). William Mayor, London (L. 2799, with his mark). Charles A. Loeser, Florence, Italy, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1932.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Charles Alexander Loeser, Esq.
Accession Year
1932
Object Number
1932.357
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), vol. 1, cat. no. 469, p. 245; vol. 2, repr. fig. 242, as Van Dyck (?)

Carlo Francini, "L'inventario della collezione Loeser alla Villa Gattaia", Bollettino della Società di Studi Fiorentini (2000), no. 6, p. 122 ("Cartella C.L.")

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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