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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2020.291
People
Jan van Huysum II, Dutch (Amsterdam 1682 - 1749 Amsterdam)
Title
A Bouquet of Flowers; verso: Sketch of a bouquet and grapes
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/360056
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Transparent and opaque watercolor, gray ink and oiled charcoal over graphite on cream antique laid paper, remnants of a framing line in gray ink; verso: graphite and gray wash
Dimensions
45.7 × 35 cm (18 × 13 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, lower right, brown ink: [a series of words, scratched out] 1771 [? last digit scratched out] / Voor Dhr. J. de Vos.
  • watermark: none visible
Provenance
Private collection, London sold, [via Salamander Fine Arts, London]; to George Abrams, Boston, 2005, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2020
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Gift of George Abrams in memory of the Honorable Ruth l. Abrams, Radcliffe Class of 1953 and Harvard Law School Class of 1956
Accession Year
2020
Object Number
2020.291
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Salamander Fine Arts: Paintings and Watercolours, 14th-20th Century, exh. cat., Salamander Fine Arts and Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox Ltd. (New York, 2006), pp. 38-39, repr. [drawing was included in the exhibition catalogue, but not in the exhibition itself]

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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