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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1898.265
People
After Maarten van Heemskerck, Netherlandish (1498 - 1574)
Title
Woman Before a King
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/299748
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Red chalk on cream antique laid paper, with a framing line in brown ink, mounted overall on wove paper
Dimensions
27.3 x 23.9 cm (10 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.)
mount: 28 x 24.7 cm (11 x 9 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower left, brown ink, pen: Hemskirk
  • inscription: mat, lower center, graphite: This characteristic drawing (an original by Martin Heemskirk) / was from the Ewins col [flourish] [underneath the second line is an erased inscription, which appears to read: was bought ... from Germany]
  • collector's mark: mount, verso, lower left, purple ink stamp and brown ink: L. 2130 [with accompanying inscription] 614 (John Witt Randall Collection at Harvard College)
  • inscription: mount, lower center, graphite: Darius [? illegible]
  • inscription: mat, lower right, graphite: 10.00
  • inscription: mat, lower right, graphite: 614. / 101[encircled, crossed out]
  • watermark: none visible
Provenance
Ewins collection. Belinda Lull Randall, Boston, MA, inherited from brother John Witt Randall, 1892, gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1892.
Ewins, To John Witt Randall (?).
John Witt Randall, From Ewins collection, Bequest to his sister Belinda Lull Randall, 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
1898.265
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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