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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2020.229
People
Cornelis Bega, Dutch (Haarlem, Netherlands 1631/32 - 1664 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
Sitting Man with his Hat in his Right Hand
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/364039
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching on cream antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
image: 8.2 × 5.9 cm (3 1/4 × 2 5/16 in.)
plate: 10.2 × 6.5 cm (4 × 2 9/16 in.)
sheet: 10.3 × 6.7 cm (4 1/16 × 2 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower left, in plate: c bega
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: B.17 I
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: MA116L
  • collector's mark: verso, lower center, purple ink: De. v. M. [mark of Dr. Adolf Elder von Marenzeller, Lugt 790].
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: P18128
Provenance
Dr. Adolf Elder von Marenzeller (1820-1907), Vienna (Lugt 790), sold [through his sale, Albert Kende, Vienna, April 25, 1905 lot 144]. [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 17
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
2020.229
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Katalog der Sammlung von wertvollen und seltenen Kupferstichen u. Radierungen des XVI. bis XIX. Jahrhunderts: sowie der reichhaltigen Kunst-Bibliothek aus dem Besitze des Herrn Dr. Adolf Edlen von Marenzeller in Wien: darunter eine hervorragende Kollekti, auct. cat., Albert Kende (Vienna, April 25, 1905), p. 14, lot 144

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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