- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- Brown ink and brown wash over graphite, incised, on cream antique laid paper, framing line in brown ink
- 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)
- 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
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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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 Drawing in the Golden Century of Dutch Art, checklist (unpublished, 1980), no. 41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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