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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.192
People
Cornelis Visscher, Dutch (Haarlem, Netherlands c. 1629 - 1658 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
Man with a Cloak and a Polish Hat
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Man with a Fur Hat
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black chalk and black chalk steeped in oil on off-white antique laid paper; some incised lines at lower left
Dimensions
17.7 x 16.3 cm (6 15/16 x 6 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: 16 [encircled]
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: C Visscher 1 . 11 . 6
  • inscription: mount, lower center, graphite: C. Visscher
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, blue ink: M / G / A [monogram] [Lugt 3306, mark of George S. and Maida Abrams]
Provenance
Sold [through Phillips, April 17, 1996, lot 72]. [Otto Naumann, Ltd., New York], sold; to George S. and Maida Abrams, Boston (Lugt 3306), 1998
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
1.2018.192
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. 198-199, cat. no. 86, repr. p. 199

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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