Winter Landscape With A Coach And Travellers By A House
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2004.74
People
Jacob Cats, Dutch (Altona, Germany 1741 - 1799 Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Title
Winter Landscape with a Coach and Travellers by a House
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1786
Culture
Dutch
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black chalk, gray wash, and black chalk on cream antique laid paper; framing line in brown ink
Dimensions
13.5 x 17.6 cm (5 5/16 x 6 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: verso, lower left, brown ink: bij wijk aan t Duijn / J: Cats fec / 1786
  • inscription: verso, upper right, graphite: f80
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: 3x9 [? or an unidentified symbol] xw [underlined]
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: fsp. no. 5-- / 430.
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: 4 [encircled]
  • watermark: fragment of a Strasbourg Lily
Provenance
Pieter Langerhuizen, Crailoo near Bussum (without his mark, L. 2095), sold; [Amsterdam, Muller, 29 April 1919, lot 146]; to Van Groenewegen. H. E. ten Cate, Oldenzaal (without his mark, L. 533b). [C. G. Boerner, Düsseldorf.] [K. J. Müllenmeister, Solingen.] Private collection, Rhineland. [Sotheby’s, London, 14 December 1992, lot 24, repr.], sold; to [Vermeer Associates Ltd., Brampton, Ontario], sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2004; The Kate, Maurice R. and Melvin R. Seiden Special Purchase Fund in honor of Deborah Loeb Brice, 2004.74
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Kate, Maurice R. and Melvin R. Seiden Special Purchase Fund in honor of Deborah Loeb Brice
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
2004.74
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

D. Hannema, Catalogue of the H.E. ten Cate Collection, A. Donker (Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1955), cat. no. 193

Ingrid Oud and Leonoor Van Oosterzee, Nederlandse Tekenaars geboren tussen 1660 en 1745, Waanders Uitgevers (Amsterdam and Zwolle, 1999), under cat. no. 41, p. 63 (n. 3)

Neue Lagerliste, auct. cat., C. G. Boerner (Düsseldorf, November 1966), no. 114, repr.

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

4 - Best. Object is extensively researched, well described and information is vetted