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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1898.498
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Pedlar and Rat Catcher, after van Vliet
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
19th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/298890
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink over graphite on cream wove paper
Dimensions
22.7 x 27.2 cm (8 15/16 x 10 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: wd.
  • inscription: lower center, graphite: The Pedlar Van Vliet has etched these two pieces The Rat Catcher
  • collector's mark: verso, lower center, purple ink stamp and brown ink: L. 2130 [with accompanying inscription] 584 (John Witt Randall Collection at Harvard College)
  • inscription: mat, lower center, graphite: after etchings by Jan Joris / van Vliet
  • inscription: mat, lower right, graphite: 584.
Provenance
John Witt Randall, Boston, MA; bequest to his sister Belinda L. Randall, 1892; gift to Harvard University, 1892.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Accession Year
1898
Object Number
1898.498
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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