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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.31
People
Anthonie van Borssom, Dutch (Amsterdam, Netherlands 1630 - 1677 Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Title
Small Landscape with Sailboat and a Windmill on the Right; verso: fragment of a harbor scene with sailboat
Other Titles
Former Title: A Dutch Landscape
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/73712
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink and gray wash on beige antique laid paper, framing line in brown ink; verso: black ink and gray wash on beige antique laid paper partially toned with brown wash, framing line in graphite
Dimensions
5.4 x 14 cm (2 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: none
Provenance
[Sotheby & Co., London, November 26, 1970, part of lot 21, as "A Dutch Landscape"], sold; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston
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
1.2018.31
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Catalogue of Important Old Master Drawings, auct. cat., Sotheby & Co. (London, November 26, 1970), p. 37, lot 21, repr.

Franklin W. Robinson, Seventeenth Century Dutch Drawings from American Collections, exh. cat., International Exhibitions Foundation (Washington, D.C, 1977), cat. 72a, p. 74, repr.

The Draughtsman at Work. Drawing in the Golden Century of Dutch Art, checklist (unpublished, 1980), no. 8a

Exhibition History

Seventeenth Century Dutch Drawings from American Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 01/30/1977 - 03/13/1977; Denver Art Museum, Denver, 04/01/1977 - 05/15/1977; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, 06/01/1977 - 07/15/1977

The Draughtsman at Work. Drawing in the Golden Century of Dutch Art, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 11/21/1980 - 01/04/1981

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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