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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1986.639
People
Circle of Jan Brueghel the Elder, Flemish (Brussels, Belgium 1568 - 1625 Antwerp, Belgium)
Title
Five Women Talking
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
16th-17th century
Culture
Flemish
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink and gray wash on cream antique laid paper, framing line in black ink
Dimensions
14.1 x 16.3 cm (5 9/16 x 6 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, upper left, graphite: 171 [underlined]
  • inscription: verso, upper left, graphite: D
  • inscription: verso, upper left, graphite: LDS [? unidentified paraph]
  • collector's mark: lower right, red ink stamp: L. 1552b (Jacob H. Wiegersma)
  • inscription: verso, upper left, graphite: A. v. Venne del
  • label: former mount, brown ink: Adrian van de Venne [underlined] / 1589-1662. / singé / verso.
  • watermark: none
Provenance
Unidentified Collector, (not in Lugt, with his mark). Jacob H. Wiegersma, Utrecht (L. 1552b, with his mark). Jan Gerrit van Gelder, Utrecht. Maida and George Abrams, Boston, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1986.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Maida and George S. Abrams
Accession Year
1986
Object Number
1986.639
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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