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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.117
People
Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch (Haarlem 1610 - 1685 Haarlem)
Title
The Peasant Father
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/360058
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink, brown and gray wash and graphite, framing line in brown ink, mounted down entirely on card
Dimensions
11.5 × 8.5 cm (4 1/2 × 3 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: upper left, brown ink, in reverse: Av. ostade 16... [cut off]
  • inscription: lower left, gray ink: AVO.
  • watermark: L. 1740 [J. D. Lempereur]
  • inscription: mount, verso, center, graphite: A. und I. van Ostade / fur Radierung A. O. B. 33. / (gegriffelt) / coll. Lempereur (1701-79)
Provenance
J. D. Lempereur, Paris (Lugt 1740, lower right), sold; through his sale [Paris, March 24, 1773, lot 335]. J. A. de Silvestre, sold [through Paris, February 28, 1811, lot 440]. D. Vis Blokhuyzen, sold [Rotterdam, October 23, 1871, lot 459]. Countess Diergardt, Cologne. [C. G. Boerner, Dusseldorf], sold; to Maida and George Abrams, 1971

Note:
Provenance according to Boerner: Sale, 24 March 1773, lot 335. Jacques Augustin de Silvestre, see cat. Regnault-Delalande, Paris 1810, sale 1811, "Le Pere nourricier et sa Femme."
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Promised Gift
Accession Year
2018
Object Number
1.2018.117
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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