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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Jan van Goyen, Dutch (Leiden, Netherlands 1596 - 1656 The Hague, Netherlands)
Peaked Roof Building
Work Type
17th century
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Black chalk and gray wash, with a framing line in brown ink, on cream antique laid paper; figures at lower left and wash in sky at upper left are later additions
actual: 13.4 x 13.4 cm (5 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower right, brown ink, pen: J v Goÿen.
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: Ams. [crossed out] / The Hague 1901 / ml fl.
  • inscription: verso, upper left, graphite: H [encircled] 1/2
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: 151
  • inscription: former mount, graphite: v Goyen himself
  • watermark: none
Charles A. Loeser, Florence, Italy, acquired in The Hague, 1901, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1932.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Charles A. Loeser
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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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. 508, p. 269, as follower of Jan van Goyen

An Exhibition of Dutch and Flemish Drawings and Watercolors, checklist, Unpublished (1954), cat. no. 45, p. 11 (as Follower of Van Goyen, possibly Simon Vlieger)

Hans-Ulrich Beck, Jan van Goyen 1596-1656, Davaco Publishers (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1972 - 1987), vol. 1, no. 794

Carlo Francini, "L'inventario della collezione Loeser alla Villa Gattaia", Bollettino della Società di Studi Fiorentini (2000), no. 6, p. 119 ("Cartella con due stelle d'oro")

Exhibition History

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

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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