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Identification and Creation

Object Number
Cornelis Bega, Dutch (Haarlem, Netherlands 1631/32 - 1664 Haarlem, Netherlands)
The Inn
Work Type
17th century
Persistent Link

Physical Descriptions

Etching on cream antique laid paper
22.2 × 17.3 cm (8 3/4 × 6 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: MA115G
  • inscription: verso, left center, graphite: Cornelius Bega / H.2 / B.35.
  • inscription: verso, lower left edge, graphite: 9 / 12 blac... 1/1p
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: 2
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, brown ink: [pomegranate] [Lugt 4473, mark of Leonard Baskin]
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: L. 642 / TN
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: H2390
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: 8
  • collector's mark: verso, lower right, brown ink: CT [Lugt 642c, mark of Carl Theodor Thiemann, Dachau]
  • inscription: in plate, lower left: I Covens et C. Mortier Excudit


Recorded Ownership History
Carl Theodor Thiemann (b. 1881), Dachau (Lugt 642c), sold [through his sale, Amsler & Ruthardt, Berlin, May 15, 1922, lot 90]. Leonard Baskin (1922-2000), Lurley and Devon, England, and Leeds, Massachusetts (Lugt 4473). [Artemis Fine Arts, London], sold; to Maida and George Abrams, 1983, Boston, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2020

State, Edition, Standard Reference Number

Standard Reference Number
Hollstein 35

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
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Object Number
European and American Art

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Publication History

  • Wertvolle und seltene graphische Blätter in verschiedenem Manieren für die Mappe und zum Wandschmuck der grossen alten Meister aus verschiedenem Besitz ... :und eine reichhaltige kostbare Sammlung der meisterhaften Originalradierungen von Rembrandt in Do, auct. cat., Amsler & Ruthardt (Berlin, May 15, 1922), lot 90
  • 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, 56, repr. p. 16 as fig. 2

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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