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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.19
People
Jan de Bisschop, Dutch (Amsterdam, Netherlands 1628 - 1671 The Hague, Netherlands)
Title
Woman in Sixteenth-Century Costume
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Woman with Fur
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink, brown wash, and white opaque watercolor over black chalk on cream antique laid paper, mounted on brown paper
Dimensions
14.2 x 9.8 cm (5 9/16 x 3 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: lower right, faded black ink: ER [Lugt 897, mark of Eugène Rodrigues]
  • collector's mark: on mat, lower right, black ink: [rooster on a turtle] [Lugt 2811b, mark of Carl Robert Rudolf]
  • collector's mark: verso of brown paper mount, lower center, blue ink: M G A [in monogram] [Lugt 3306, mark of Maida and George Abrams]
  • collector's mark: verso of brown paper mount, lower left, black ink: [crown over star] [Lugt 2879, mark of Max von Heyl zu Herrnsheim]
  • inscription: verso of brown paper mount, lower center, graphite: 317
  • inscription: verso of brown paper mount, lower right, graphite: 161
Provenance
Freiherr Max von Heyl zu Herrnsheim, Darmstadt (Lugt 2879). Eugène Rodrigues (born 1853), Paris (Lugt 897). Philip Hofer, Cambridge. John S. Newberry, Jr., Grosse Pointe Fams, Michigan. Carl Robert Rudolf, London (Lugt 2811b), sold [through his sale, Sotheby Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, June 6, 1977, lot 59]. [Adolphe Stein], sold; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston (Lugt 3306), 1978
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
1.2018.19
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Fine Dutch, Flemish and Swiss Drawings, from the Collection of the Late Mr. C. R. Rudolf, Par II, auct. cat., Sotheby Mak van Waay (Amsterdam, June 6, 1977), pp. 32, 122, lot 59, repr. p. 122

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. 220-221, cat. no. 97, repr. p. 221

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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