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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.38
People
Johannes Bronckhorst, Dutch (Leiden, Netherlands 1648 - 1727 Hoorn, Netherlands)
Title
A Heron
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th-18th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/360584
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Opaque and transparent watercolor on off-white antique laid paper, framing line in gray ink
Dimensions
20.5 × 27 cm (8 1/16 × 10 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: lower right, gray ink: J. B. fe:
  • inscription: verso, upper right, brown ink: fA
  • inscription: verso, lower left, brown ink: Cocoi
  • label: inside mount, lower right, typeface: 126
  • watermark: fragment of a Strasbourg lily
Provenance
Baron von Pallandt, sold [through Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, September 26, 1972, lot 297]. Sold [through Sotheby Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, November 15, 1983, lot 336]; 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
1.2018.38
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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