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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.8
People
Gerrit Battem, Dutch (Rotterdam 1636 - 1684 Rotterdam)
Title
River Landscape with a Church
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Wooded River Landscape with Travellers
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Opaque and transparent watercolor on off-white antique laid paper; partial framing line in black ink
Dimensions
17.1 x 24.6 cm (6 3/4 x 9 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower right, black ink: Battem
  • collector's mark: verso, lower center, blue ink: M G A [in monogram] [Lugt 3306, mark of Maida and George Abrams]
Provenance
[Christie's, November 25, 1991, lot 146]. [Otto Naumann, Ltd., New York], sold; to Maida and George Abrams Collection, Boston (Lugt 3306), 1996
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
1.2018.8
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), cat. no. 75, repr.

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

Mirror of Holland: Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, Part 1, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 11/20/2010 - 03/06/2011

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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