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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.3
People
Balthasar van der Ast, Dutch (Middelburg, Netherlands 1593 - 1657 Delft, Netherlands)
Title
Nasturtium Indicum
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1620-40
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/360611
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Transparent and opaque watercolor and brown ink over graphite on off-white cream antique laid paper
Dimensions
31.4 × 20.3 cm (12 3/8 × 8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: recto, brown ink, lower left: Narsturtium / Indicum / 460
  • watermark: center of sheet: Strasbourg lily
Provenance
[Eyre & Hobhouse Ltd., London], sold; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston, 1983
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
1.2018.3
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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