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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2020.211
People
Cornelis Bega, Dutch (Haarlem, Netherlands 1631/32 - 1664 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Published by Bernard Picart, French (Paris 1673 - 1733 Amsterdam)
Title
Title Page to "'t Werck van de beroemde Schilder C. Bega, alles door hem jehre geinventeert en ge-etst"
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/364042
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching on cream antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 15.5 × 12.3 cm (6 1/8 × 4 13/16 in.)
sheet: 17.7 × 14.3 cm (6 15/16 × 5 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate: 't Werck / van de beroemde Schilder / C. BEGA, / alles door hem jehre geinventeert en ge-etst. / Oeuvres de / C. BEGA / Peintre renommé / Inventée et Gravez par luy-mesme
  • inscription: lower right, graphite, erased: [illegible text]
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: M 1620 Corneil
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, brown ink: [pomegranate] [Lugt 4473, mark of Leonard Baskin]
Provenance
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
State
only state
Standard Reference Number
Hollstein 1
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
2020.211
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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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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