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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2020.240
People
Cornelis Bega, Dutch (Haarlem, Netherlands 1631/32 - 1664 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
The Dance
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/364033
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching on off-white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 8.7 × 7.6 cm (3 7/16 × 3 in.)
sheet: 9 × 7.9 cm (3 9/16 × 3 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, brown ink: [pomegranate] [Lugt 4473, mark of Leonard Baskin]
  • collector's mark: verso, loewr left, black ink: Dr. / WA / Pr. [encircled] [Lugt 791, mark of Dr. Wilhelm August Ackermann]
  • inscription: verso, upper center, graphite: zweiten... / Bartsch...
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: B 26 II/III
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: no: 26
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: 13
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: MA115B
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: 11
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: L w/c [struckthrough]
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: [illegible text, cut off]
Provenance
Dr. Wilhelm August Ackermann (1793-1865), Lubeck and Dresden (Lugt 791). Leonard Baskin (1922-2000), Lurley and Devon, England, and Leeds, Massachusetts (Lugt 4473). [Artemis Fine Arts, London], sold; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston, 1983, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2020
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Hollstein 26
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Gift of George Abrams in honor of Peter van den Brink, Director of the Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum, Aachen
Accession Year
2020
Object Number
2020.240
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Peter van den Brink and Bernd Wolfgang Lindemann, Cornelis Bega: Eleganz und raue Sitten, exh. cat., Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Berlin, 2012), pp. 15-16, repr. p. 16 as fig. 3

Exhibition History

Cornelis Bega: Eleganz und raue Sitten, Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum Aachen, Aachen, 03/15/2012 - 06/10/2012; Gemäldegalerie Berlin, 07/01/2012 - 10/02/2012

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