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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.93
People
Jan van Huysum I, Dutch (active 1654 - 1659)
Title
Six Shells
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th-18th century
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/77130
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Transparent and opaque watercolor and black chalk on antique laid paper
Dimensions
15 x 30.2 cm (5 7/8 x 11 7/8 in.)
Provenance
[Alfred Brod, London.] Maida and George Abrams, Boston, c. 1970
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
1.2018.93
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Framing line in pen and brown ink, probably by the artist. Vertical center fold.
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. 15, pp. 15 and 52-3, repr. p. 2

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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