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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1997.202
People
Valentijn Klotz, Dutch (Maastricht(?), Netherlands c. 1650 - 1721 The Hague, Netherlands)
Title
View of the Katelijnepoort in Mechelen
Other Titles
Title: View of the Catelyne Poort in Mechelen
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
5/1/1674
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/312070
Location
Level 3, Room 3610, University Teaching Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink and gray wash over black chalk on off-white antique laid paper, framing line in brown ink, laid down
Dimensions
actual: 15.2 x 20 cm (6 x 7 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper center, brown ink over graphite: de Cattelijne Poort tot Mechelen / den i Maijus 1674.
  • inscription: upper right, brown ink: 7
  • inscription: verso of mount, right center, graphite, German: Slg. Liechtenstein / (No 7996) / Tausch 4.III.83
  • inscription: mount, verso, lower left, graphite: Weigel auct. 1860
  • inscription: mount, verso, center, graphite, erased: 7996
  • label: curatorial file, typeface: Galerie Arnoldi-Livie / Galeriestrasse 2B 8000 München 22 Telefon 22 59 20 / VALENTIN KLOTZ / Tätig zwischen 1669 und 1697 / "Ansicht von Mechelen", 1674 / Feder in Bister, grau laviert, / Spuren von schwarzer Kreide. / 15,2 x 20,0 cm. / Dat. und bez. o.M.: / 'do Catte lÿne Poort tot Mechelen don / i maijus 1674." / Prov.: Sammlung Liechtenstein, / Versteigerung W. Kohler, Wien, / 5.2.1872, S.139. Nr.270
  • inscription: mount, verso, lower right, graphite: Karelsen
  • watermark: none visible
  • inscription: mount, verso, lower left, graphite: Uyl, von den Jan
Provenance
Wilhelm Koller, Vienna, his sale; [Alexander Posonyi, Vienna, 5 February 1872, no. 270 (as van den Uyl)], sold; to H. Bergmann, probably sold; [C. J. Wawra, Vienna; 3 June 1889, one of lot 338 (as van den Uyl]. Liechtenstein Collection, Vienna. Galerie Arnoldi-Livie, Munich], sold; to [Vermeer Associates Limited, Brampton, Ontario, 1990], long-term loan; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1990, sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1997.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of an anonymous donor in honor of Robert M. Light
Accession Year
1997
Object Number
1997.202
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

70 Nordeuropäische meisterzeichnungen 1500-1920, auct. cat., Galerie Arnoldi-Livie (Munich, Germany, 1990), p. 38, no. 19, repr.

Exhibition History

32Q: 2300 Dutch & Flemish, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/31/2018 - 03/06/2019

Crossroads: Drawing the Dutch Landscape, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2022 - 08/14/2022

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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