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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.81
People
Willem de Heer, Dutch (Amsterdam c. 1638 - before 1681 Amsterdam)
Title
Portrait of a Woman as a Shepherdess
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Shepherdess with Floral Garland in a Landscape
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Opaque and transparent watercolor on parchment
Dimensions
36.3 x 27.5 cm (14 5/16 x 10 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower center, brown ink: W de Heer
Provenance
[Christie's, Amsterdam, November 9, 1998, lot 114]. Maida and George Abrams, Boston
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
1.2018.81
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

William W. Robinson, Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2002), pp. 222-223, cat. no. 98b, repr. p. 223

Exhibition History

Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, British Museum, London, 06/13/2002 - 09/22/2002; Institut Néerlandais, Paris, 10/10/2002 - 12/08/2002; Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/22/2003 - 07/06/2003

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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