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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.107
People
Adriaen Jacobsz. Matham, Dutch (Haarlem 1599 - 1660 The Hague)
Title
Bust-length Portrait of a Young Woman, Facing Left
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/71761
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black and red chalk with gray wash on parchment
Dimensions
24.1 x 18.2 cm (9 1/2 x 7 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Upper right, black chalk: A Matham fecit
  • inscription: brown ink, lower left: 24.
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, black ink: RMW [Lugt 2228b, mark of Sir Robert Witt]
  • inscription: verso, graphite, lower left: 4274
  • inscription: upper right, black chalk: A Matham fecit
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: 35
  • inscription: verso, graphite, lower right: #6
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: [illegible]
Provenance
Sir Robert Witt, London (Lugt 2228b). H. Piek, The Hague. [Unidentified sale, The Hague, December 5, 1968]. [Clifford Duits, London], sold; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston, 1969
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Promised Gift
Accession Year
2018
Object Number
1.2018.107
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Framing line in black chalk by the artist
Publication History

Franklin W. Robinson, ed., Things of this World: A Selection of Dutch Drawings from the Collection of Maida and George Abrams, exh. cat., Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute (Williamstown, MA, 1972), cat. 17, pp. 13 and 54-5, repr. p. 31

Exhibition History

Things of this World: A Selection of Dutch Drawings from the Collection of Maida and George Abrams, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, 10/31/1972 - 02/25/1973

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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