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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1983.114
People
Attributed to Jan Brueghel the Elder, Flemish (Brussels, Belgium 1568 - 1625 Antwerp, Belgium)
Title
Three Windmills
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
16th-17th century
Culture
Flemish
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink over touches of black chalk on off-white antique laid paper, framing line in brown ink.
Dimensions
irregular: 18.7 x 15.4 cm (7 3/8 x 6 1/16 in.)
inclusive repair at upper edge: 20.8 x 15.4 cm (8 3/16 x 6 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower left, brown ink [not the same as drawing]: Breugel
  • inscription: verso, left center, two brown inks: Johannes Bruegel [over an illegible inscription]
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: T1868
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: L [pound sign, or perhaps K or lc]
  • inscription: verso, lower right [visible only under infrared]: 3
  • inscription: verso, upper left, brown ink: [illegible letters]
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: bohgs
  • watermark: none
Provenance
[Bernard Houthakker Gallery, Amsterdam, 1972.] Ian Woodner, New York, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, 1983.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Ian Woodner
Accession Year
1983
Object Number
1983.114
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
The irregular strip along the entire upper edge is a later addition, and measures approximately 6.2 to 2 cm in height.
Publication History

Master Drawings Exhibited by Bernard Houthakker 1972, auct. cat. (Amsterdam, 1972), n.p. cat. list, cat. no. 7, n.p., repr.

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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