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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.61
People
Allart van Everdingen, Dutch (Alkmaar, Netherlands 1621 - 1675 Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Title
Landscape with Cottage and Ruined Castle
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Landscape with Cottages and a Tower
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink and brown wash over graphite on cream antique laid paper, framing lines in brown ink
Dimensions
17.7 x 27.9 cm (6 15/16 x 11 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: LN
  • inscription: monogrammed, lower left, brown ink: AVE
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite [by Ploos van Amstel]: hoog 6 3/4 / breed 10 3/4 dm
  • inscription: verso, lower left, dark brown ink [by Jacob Helmolt]: No 882
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: A5628
  • watermark: IHS surmounted by a cross
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, black ink: [rooster on turtle] [Lugt 2811b, mark of Carl Robert Rudolf]
  • collector's mark: verso, lower right, purple ink: WPK [in rectangle] [Lugt 2643, mark of William Pitcairn Knowles]
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, brown ink: C.O. [encircled] [Lugt 611c, mark of Curt Otto]
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, black ink: [two curved lines within two concentric circles] [Lugt 2926, mark of Rudolf Philip Goldschmidt
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: AO [and immediately adjacent, in black ink]: 1
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: mi.il
  • collector's mark: verso, lower right, blue ink: M G A [in monogram] [Lugt 3306, mark of Maida and George Abrams]
Provenance
Cornelis Ploos van Amstel (1726-1728), Amsterdam (Lugt 3003). Sold [through Van der Schley, De Bosch, Yver, and Roos, Amsterdam, March 3, 1800, Kunstboek F 19]. Jacob Helmolt, Haarlem (Lugt 2986b). Willem Gruijter, Jr., Amsterdam. Sold [through Roos, Amsterdam, October 24-25, 1882, lot 30. William Pitcairn Knowles, Rotterdam and Wiesbaden (Lugt 2643). Sold [through Muller, Amsterdam, June 25, 1895, lot 221]. Rudolf P. Goldschmidt, Berlin (Lugt 2926). Sold [through Prestel, Frankfurt, October 4, 1917, lot 205]. Curt Otto, Leipzig (Lugt 611c), sold [through his sale, C.G. Boerner, Leipzig, November 7, 1929, lot 57]. [P. & D. Colnaghi, London]. Carl Robert Rudolf, London (Lugt 2811b). Maida and George Abrams, Boston (Lugt 3306), 1975
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
1.2018.61
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Franklin W. Robinson, Seventeenth Century Dutch Drawings from American Collections, exh. cat., International Exhibitions Foundation (Washington, D.C, 1977), cat. no. 62, pp. xiii and 65-66, repr.

Frederik J. Duparc, Landscape in Perspective: Drawings by Rembrandt and his Contemporaries, exh. cat., The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Montreal, 1988), pp. 98-99, cat. no. 28, repr. p. 99

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. 168-169, cat. no. 71, repr. p. 169; watermark: p. 277, repr.

Susan Donahue Kuretsky, Time and Transformation in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art, exh. cat., Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY, 2005), cat. no. 9, repr. (color)

Exhibition History

Seventeenth Century Dutch Drawings from American Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 01/30/1977 - 03/13/1977; Denver Art Museum, Denver, 04/01/1977 - 05/15/1977; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, 06/01/1977 - 07/15/1977

Landscape in Perspective: Drawings by Rembrandt and his Contemporaries, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/20/1988 - 04/03/1988; The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, 04/15/1988 - 05/29/1988

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

Time and Transformation in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, 04/08/2005 - 06/19/2005; John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, 08/20/2005 - 10/30/2005; Speed Art Museum, Louisville, 01/10/2006 - 03/26/2006

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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