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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.70
People
Jacques de Gheyn III, Dutch (Amsterdam, Netherlands c. 1596 - 1641 Utrecht, Netherlands)
Title
Five Studies of the Head of a Woman
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink on beige antique laid paper
Dimensions
35 x 25.3 cm (13 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)
Provenance
Anne-Claude-Philippe de Tubières Comte de Caylus (Lugt 474). Unidentified Collector (Lugt 525). Unidentified Collection, not in Lugt. Sir Joshua Reynolds, London (Lugt 2364). [Anne Wertheimer, Paris], sold; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston, 1976
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
1.2018.70
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

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), p. 42, under cat. no. 12, repr. as fig. 1

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. 92-92, cat. no. 33a, repr. p. 93

William W. Robinson and Susan Anderson, Drawings from the Age of Bruegel, Rubens, and Rembrandt: Highlights from the Collection of the Harvard Art Museums, Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2016), p. 148, under cat. no. 41, repr. fig. 1

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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