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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2004.93
People
Isaac de Moucheron, Dutch (Amsterdam, Netherlands 1667 - 1744 Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Title
Landscape with a Formal Garden
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th-18th century
Culture
Dutch
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink and gray wash on cream antique laid paper, double framing line in black ink over incised guidelines
Dimensions
20 x 31 cm (7 7/8 x 12 3/16 in.)
image: 15.2 x 22.5 cm (6 x 8 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: lower center, gray ink: I. Moucheron fecit
  • label: verso, lower left, printed: 122
  • watermark:
    Rampant lion in a circular shield (Vryheyt) with GVH below; variant of Churchill 109 (1656, monogram of Gillis van Hoven, Dutch factor in Angoumois)
  • inscription: verso, upper left, brown ink: 10
Provenance
Van den Brande collection, Middelburg, by descent; to E. C. Baron van Pallandt, Haarlem (1), sold; [Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 26 September 1972, lot 357, repr.]; to Adolph Schwartz, sold; [Sotheby's, Amsterdam, 15 November 1994, lot 3, repr.]; to Vermeer Associates Limited, Brampton, Ontario, sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2004; The Kate, Maurice R. and Melvin R. Seiden Special Purchase Fund in memory of Joseph Pulitzer and in honor of Emily Pulitzer, 2004.93

(1) It is not clear whether Pieter van den Brande (167?-1718) and/or his son, Johan Pieter van den Brande I (1707-1758) formed the collection that descended to Baron van Pallandt (sale 1972). See Charles Dumas and Robert-Jan te Rijdt, "Kleur en Raffinement: Tekeningen uit de unicorno collectie," Zwolle, 1994, pp. 90-91.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Kate, Maurice R. and Melvin R. Seiden Special Purchase Fund in memory of Joseph Pulitzer and in honor of Emily Pulitzer
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
2004.93
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Nina Wedde, "Isaac de Moucheron (1677-1744): His Life and Works with a Catalogue Raisonné of his Drawings, Watercolors, Paintings, and Etchings", Peter Lang (Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, 1996), vol. 1, cat. no. D200, pp. 70 and 319, and under cat. no. D102, p. 270, repr. vol. 2, p. 117, pl. 93

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), under cat. no. 76, pp. 178, repr. fig. 2, and 264 (n. 2)

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. 19; cat. no. 60c, pp. 207-209, repr. p. 208 (bottom); watermark p. 379

Exhibition History

Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/22/2003 - 07/06/2003

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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