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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1932.205
People
Wigerus Vitringa, Dutch (1655 - 1721)
Title
Seascape
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1704
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/298596
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink, gray and brown wash, and red and blue transparent watercolor over graphite on cream antique laid paper
Dimensions
13.9 x 19.4 cm (5 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: upper left, brown ink: W: Vitringa 1704
  • watermark: Griffin holding a sword in a circle surmouned by a crown [Wibiral 11e]
  • inscription: upper left, black chalk: Barstraten [?]
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: Gutekunst 1902. / mc. ml.
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: Barstraten
  • inscription: verso, upper left, graphite: c/e 396 [crossed out] 38
  • inscription: verso, upper left, graphite: 7...[illegible]/20 9 [encircled and crossed out] / 10 [encircled]
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: B. 21
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: R [crossed out] a
Provenance
Otto Gutekunst, to Charles A. 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
1932.205
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. 541, p. 283-4

An Exhibition of Dutch and Flemish Drawings and Watercolors, checklist, Unpublished (1954), cat. no. 90, p. 21

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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