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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Simon Fokke, Dutch (Amsterdam 1712 - 1784 Amsterdam)
Allegorical Group
Work Type
18th century
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Black ink and gray wash over black chalk on off-white antique laid paper, laid down, with a framing line in gray ink and graphite
8.5 x 12.5 cm (3 3/8 x 4 15/16 in.)
mount: 18.5 x 22.3 cm (7 5/16 x 8 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: mount, upper right, graphite: 61/75
  • inscription: mount, lower left, graphite: 247 [encircled]
  • inscription: mount, lower left, graphite: $:4-
  • inscription: mount, lower center, graphite: Simon Fokke del
  • inscription: mount, lower center, graphite: No 9.
  • inscription: mount, lower right, graphite: Gilmor Col
  • inscription: mount, lower right, graphite, erased: S Fokke del
  • collector's mark: mount, verso, lower center, purple ink stamp and brown ink: L. 2130 [with accompanying inscription] 128. (John Witt Randall Collection at Harvard College)
  • watermark: none visible
Robert Gilmor, Jr., Baltimore, MD; to his estate, 1848; to probably Gardner L. Chandler, Salem, MA; to John Witt Randall, Boston, MA, bequest; to his sister Belinda L. Randall, 1892, gift; to Harvard University, 1892.

NOTE: There is annotation in JWR's hand indicating that the drawing was in the collection of Robert Gilmor, Jr.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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