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Identification and Creation
Object Number
7.2019.6
People
Barbara Regina Dietzsch, German (Nuremberg, Germany 1706 - 1783 Nuremberg, Germany)
Previously attributed to Johannes Bronckhorst, Dutch (Leiden, Netherlands 1648 - 1727 Hoorn, Netherlands)
Title
Dead Bird Hanging
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th century
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/77127
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gouache on brown prepared parchment
Dimensions
19.8 × 14.5 cm (7 13/16 × 5 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: N. 31 f 10-10
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: 54
  • inscription: verso, upper left, red chalk: 9 [?] - 2
  • label: on old backing board, now removed, white rectangle with printed text: International Exhibitions Foundation / "SEVENTEENTH CENTURY DUTCH DRAWINGS FROM / AMERICAN COLLECTIONS" / 83. Jan van Bronckhorst / Dead Bird / Maida and George Abrams Collection
  • label: verso of old backing board, now removed, white rectangle with printed text: No. SE.1977.6.83 / Artist Jan van Bronckhorst / Title Dead Bird / Date / Medium Washes / Dimensions 24 1/4 x 18 14" / Credit line Maida and Geo. Abrams Coll. / THE / DENVER / ART / MUSEUM
  • label: verso of old backing board, now removed, blue with black printed text: [partially obscured] / 002 / SEURITY / Wash., D.C.
Provenance
Sold [possibly through J. A. van Dongen, Amsterdam]; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston, by 1977
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Promised Gift
Accession Year
2019
Object Number
7.2019.6
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Franklin W. Robinson, Seventeenth Century Dutch Drawings from American Collections, exh. cat., International Exhibitions Foundation (Washington, D.C, 1977), cat. 83, pp. xvi and 90, repr. (as Johannes Bronkhorst)

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

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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