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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2020.236
People
Cornelis Bega, Dutch (Haarlem, Netherlands 1631/32 - 1664 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
The Group at the Fireplace
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/364052
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching on cream antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 7.5 × 5.9 cm (2 15/16 × 2 5/16 in.)
sheet: 8.2 × 6.9 cm (3 1/4 × 2 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower left, graphite: 23.
  • collector's mark: verso, upper left, gray ink: T. Gawet 839. [Lugt 1070, mark of Franz Gawet]
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: C 26692
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: MA115H
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: COD [underlined, erased]
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: B / No 23.
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: 4
  • collector's mark: verso, upper right, green ink: W. Helicq [paritally illegible, not in Lugt]
  • collector's mark: verso, lower right, purple ink: Dr. v. M. [Lugt 790, mark of Dr. Adolf Edler von Marenzeller]
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, black ink: JPC [P and C monogrammed, encircled] [Lugt 1432, mark of Johann Peter Maria Cerroni]
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, brown ink: [pomegranate] [Lugt 4473, mark of Leonard Baskin]
Provenance
W. Helicq [?]. Johann Peter Maria Cerroni (1753-1826), Brunn (Lugt 1432), sold [through his sale, MM. Artaria et Compagnie, Vienna, October 20, 1828, lot 419]. Franz Gawet (c. 1765-1847), Vienna (Lugt 1070), circa 1839. Dr. Adolf Edler von Marenzeller (1820-1907), Vienna (Lugt 790), sold [through his sale, Albert Kende, Vienna, April 15,1905, lot 153]. 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 23
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
2020.236
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Catalogue Détaille de la Précieuse Collection d'Estampes..., auct. cat., MM. Artaria et Compagnie (Vienna, October 20, 1828), p. 31, lot 419

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 153

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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