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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2020.250
People
Cornelis Bega, Dutch (Haarlem, Netherlands 1631/32 - 1664 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
The Inn
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/364036
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching on cream antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
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
Provenance
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
Accession Year
2020
Object Number
2020.250
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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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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