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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Karel Dujardin, Dutch (Amsterdam, Netherlands 1622 - 1678 Venice, Italy)
Two Mules
Work Type
17th century
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Red chalk on cream antique laid paper
15.4 x 21.3 cm (6 1/16 x 8 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: red chalk monogram, l.r.: KDI.fe
  • collector's mark: verso, blue ink stamp: NDG / CONCORDIA ET SEDULITATE [in oval; mark of Neville Davison Goldsmid, Lugt 1962]
Simon Fokke, Amsterdam, sold [through his sale, v.d. Schley... Belli, Amsterdam, December 6, 1784, lot 829]. Gerrit Muller, sold [through his sale, de Vries, Amsterdam, April 2, 1827, Album F, no. 33]. Neville D. Goldsmid, The Hague (Lugt 1962), sold [ through his sale, Paris, Clément, April 25, 1876, lot 47]. Sold [ through Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, June 3, 1981, lot 27]. Sold [through Sotheby's, Amsterdam, November 21, 1989, lot 67]; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Promised Gift
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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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. 228-229, cat. no. 101, repr. p. 229

Michiel C. Plomp, "[Review] Bruegel to Rembrandt. Dutch and Flemish Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection.", Oud Holland (2004), vol. 117, no. 1/2, pp. 99-102, p. 101

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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