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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.159
People
Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch (Haarlem 1610 - 1685 Haarlem)
Cornelis Dusart, Dutch (Haarlem, Netherlands 1660 - 1704 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
Tric Trac Players under an Arbor
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1673
Culture
Dutch
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink and brown wash over graphite, incised, on cream antique laid paper, framing line in brown ink
Dimensions
20.3 x 19 cm (8 x 7 1/2 in.)
mount: 28.9 x 26 cm (11 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower left, brown ink: Av. [in ligature] O.
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: 60 [encircled]
  • watermark: none
  • inscription: verso, lower center, blue ink stamp: L. 3306 (Maida and George Abrams)
Provenance
Private Collector, Switzerland. [Galliéra, Paris, 11 June 1971, lot 20]. [Adolphe Stein, Paris], sold; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston, 1973.

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.159
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. no. 46, pp. 51-2, repr. fig. 46

The Draughtsman at Work. Drawing in the Golden Century of Dutch Art, checklist (unpublished, 1980), no. 41

Bernhard Schnackenburg, Adriaen van Ostade, Isack van Ostade: Zeichnungen und Aquarelle (Hamburg, Germany, 1981), vol. 1, cat. no. 248, p. 130, repr. vol. 2, pl. 117, fig. 248 as Adriaen van Ostade and Cornelis Dusart

Frima Fox Hofrichter, Haarlem: The Seventeenth Century, exh. cat., Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum (New Brunswick, NJ, 1983), cat. no. 92, p. 112, repr.

William W. Robinson, Seventeenth-Century Dutch Drawings: A Selection from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, exh. cat., H. O. Zimman, Inc. (Lynn, MA, 1991), cat. no. 85, pp. 184 and 188-9, repr.

Anna Knaap, "From Lowlife to Rustic Idyll: The Peasant Genre in 17th-Century Dutch Drawings and Prints", exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1996), cat. no. 40, pp. 43-44 and 57, repr. p. 44, fig. 44 as Adriaen van Ostade

Annemarie Stefes, Niederländische Zeichnungen 1450-1850: Kupferstichkabinett der Hamburger Kunsthalle, ed. Andreas Stolzenburg and Hubertus Gaßner, Böhlau Verlag (Cologne, 2011), vol. 2, p. 426, under cat. no. 773 (n. 1)

Susan Anderson, "A Drawing by Cornelis Dusart in the Fogg: Copying and Transformation", Master Drawings (Winter 2015), vol. LIII, no. 4, pp. 471-476, p. 476 n. 15

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

Seventeenth-Century Dutch Drawings: A Selection from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, Rijksprentenkabinet, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 02/23/1991 - 04/18/1991; Albertina Gallery, Vienna, 05/16/1991 - 06/30/1991; Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, 01/22/1992 - 04/22/1992; Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/10/1992 - 12/06/1992

From Lowlife to Rustic Idyll: The Peasant Genre in 17th-Century Dutch Drawings and Prints, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/29/1997 - 06/22/1997

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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