Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1898.383
People
Unidentified Artist
Formerly attributed to Sébastien Bourdon, French (Montpellier 1616 - 1671 Paris)
Title
Isaac Blessing Jacob; verso: Biblical or Mythological Scene
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/299752
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink, brown and gray wash, and oxidized white opaque watercolor, on cream antique laid paper; verso: red chalk and oxidized white opaque watercolor over graphite, framing line in brown ink
Dimensions
19.9 x 31.2 cm (7 13/16 x 12 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: verso, lower center, purple ink stamp and brown ink: L. 2130 [with accompanying inscription] 50. [crossed out] 44 (John Witt Randall Collection at Harvard College)
  • inscription: former mat, graphite: Sebastian Bourdon inv et fec Ewins col
  • inscription: lower right, brown ink: S. Boudon
  • inscription: lower right, graphite: Isaac blessing Jacob
  • inscription: lower left, graphite: Sebastian Bourdon brought home by Ewins
  • inscription: mat, lower left, graphite: 44
  • watermark: foolscap
Provenance
(Ewins?). John Witt Randall, Boston, Massachusetts, bequest; to Belinda Lull Randall, 1892, 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
1898.383
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
The Harvard Art Museums encourage the use of images found on this website for personal, noncommercial use, including educational and scholarly purposes. To request a higher resolution file of this image, please submit an online request.
Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of European and American Art at am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu