- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- Brown ink, brown and gray wash and graphite, framing line in brown ink, mounted down entirely on card
- 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)
- 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
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
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Subjects and Contexts
Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings
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