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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1932.359
People
Jacques Jordaens, Flemish (Antwerp, Belgium 1593 - 1678 Antwerp, Belgium)
Title
Head of a Girl
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Flemish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/298552
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Charcoal and touches of white chalk on off-white antique laid paper, mounted down
Dimensions
33.8 x 25.4 cm (13 5/16 x 10 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: a hand
  • collector's mark: lower left, black ink, stamp: L. 1853 (A. Mouriau)
  • inscription: mount, verso, lower left, graphite, German: Die Kl[?] Marke auf der / vorderseite, unten, links in / der Ecke bezeichnet die / collection "Muricau"
  • inscription: mount, verso, lower right, brown ink: Rubbens
  • inscription: mount, verso, lower left, graphite: 326 [underlined]
  • inscription: mount, verso, lower left, graphite: 204
  • inscription: mount, verso, lower left, graphite: Jordaens
  • inscription: mount, verso, upper right, brown ink [?]: D [under hinge]
  • collector's mark: mount, verso, lower right, black ink and graphite, stamp: 204 / [variant of L. 2773, Freiherr von Lanna] / 204
  • collector's mark: mount, verso, lower left, black ink, stamp: L. 2179 (Carl F. Rhodin)
  • inscription: mount, verso, lower center, graphite: [erased inscriptions, includes 40.]
Provenance
Carl Freiherr von Rhodin, d'Altena (L. 2179, mount, verso, lower left). A. Mouriau, Belgium (L. 1853, lower left). Adalbert Freiherr von Lanna (variant of L. 2773, mount, verso, lower right). Charles Loeser, Florence, Italy, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1932.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Charles A. Loeser
Accession Year
1932
Object Number
1932.359
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. 481, p. 249, vol. 2, repr. fig. 248 as Jacob Jordaens (?)

Jakob Rosenberg, "The Problem of Quality in Old Master Drawings", Bulletin of the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Department of Fine Arts of Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH, 1951), vol. VIII, no. 2, pp. 32-49, pp. 40-43, repr. p. 41, fig. 6b

An Exhibition of Dutch and Flemish Drawings and Watercolors, checklist, Unpublished (1954), cat. no. 25, p. 6 (as Jordaens?)

Wallace J. Tomasini, Drawing and the Human Figure 1400-1964, exh. cat., University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA, 1964), cat. no. 163

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

Exhibition History

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

Drawing and the Human Figure 1400-1964, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 05/28/1964 - 08/30/1964

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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