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Identification and Creation
Object Number
7.2019.7
People
Attributed to Barbara Regina Dietzsch, German (Nuremberg, Germany 1706 - 1783 Nuremberg, Germany)
Previously attributed to Maria Sibylla Merian, German (Frankfurt am Main 1647 - 1717 Amsterdam)
Title
Pomegranate Flower with Insects
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th century
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/77475
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gouache on dark brown prepared paper
Dimensions
28.2 × 20.8 cm (11 1/8 × 8 3/16 in.)
Provenance
[Jon Nicholas Streep, New York]; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston, circa 1966
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
7.2019.7
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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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. 18, pp. 56-7, repr. p. 38 as Merian

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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