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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.125
People
Follower of Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch (Haarlem 1610 - 1685 Haarlem)
Title
Peasants in a Barn Slaughtering a Pig
Other Titles
Former Title: Interior of a Barn with Peasants Slaughtering a Hog
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/360566
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black chalk on cream antique laid paper, framing line in black ink
Dimensions
16.3 × 25.6 cm (6 7/16 × 10 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, left center, brown ink: no 10
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: 47
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: 2612
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: coll: Bellingham Smith
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left and lower right, black ink: L. 2811b (C. R. Rudolf)
  • watermark: Strasbourg lily
Provenance
Bellingham Smith, sold [through his sale, Frederick Muller, Amsterdam, June 5, 1927, lot 79]. Carl Robert Rudolf, London, sold [through his estate sale, Sotheby Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, April 18, 1977, lot 67 as by Ostade]; to [C. G. Boerner, Dusseldorf], sold [through Christie's, Amsterdam, November 10, 1997, lot 130]; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston
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
1.2018.125
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Fine Dutch, Flemish and German Drawings from the Collection of the late Mr. C. R. Rudolf, Part I, auct. cat. (Amsterdam, April 18, 1977), pp. 42, 102, lot no. 67, repr. p. 102

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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