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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1898.296
People
Johannes Janson (1729 - 1784)
Previously attributed to Unidentified Artist
Title
Landscape with Cattle
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/299248
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black chalk and gray wash on cream antique laid paper, with a framing line in black chalk
Dimensions
17.1 x 23 cm (6 3/4 x 9 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower right, graphite: J. Janson
  • inscription: verso, lower center, purple ink stamp and brown ink: L. 2130 [with accompanying inscription] 195. (John Witt Randall Collection at Harvard College)
  • inscription: former mount, graphite: Drawn by Jacob Janson an eminent Dutch Painter / of Landscape + Cattle who flourished in 1785. J also etched / From an Amsterdam col / Grand Pensionary of Leyden Cabinet
  • inscription: mat, lower left, graphite: 195.
  • inscription: mat, lower right, graphite: 346.
  • watermark: Pro Patria with IBERENDS below
Provenance
Grand Pensionary, Leiden. Private Collector, Amsterdam. John Witt Randall, Boston, Massachusetts, bequest; Belinda Lull Randall, Boston, Massachusetts, 18922, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 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
1898.296
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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