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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2014.300
People
Jan de Bisschop, Dutch (Amsterdam, Netherlands 1628 - 1671 The Hague, Netherlands)
After Francesco Vanni, Italian (Siena, Italy c. 1563 - 1610 Siena, Italy)
Title
Simon Magus Rebuked by Saint Peter
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
Dutch
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown wash, brown ink, and black chalk on cream antique laid paper, framing line in brown ink
Dimensions
51.8 x 38.3 cm (20 3/8 x 15 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: Strasbourg lily with countermark IHS
  • inscription: By the artist, verso, upper left, brown ink: Franc. Vanius inv.
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: L
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: N11 [underlined]
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: 3364
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: No. 710.
  • inscription: verso, lower left, red chalk: B
Provenance
Jeronimus Tonneman, sold; [Amsterdam, De Leth, 21 October 1754 and following days, lot D5], to De Leth. Perhaps Michiel Oudaan, sold; [Rotterdam, J. Bosch et al., 3 November 1766 and following days, lot N76], to Yver. Perhaps Johan van der Marck, sold; [Amsterdam, De Winter and Yver, 29 November 1773 and following days, lot 894], to Hendrik van Maarseveen, sold; [Amsterdam, Bunel et al., 28 October 1793 and following days, lot A3], to Jacob de Vos, sold; [Amsterdam, De Vries et al., 30-31 October 1833, lot X2], to the widow of Van den Bergh. D. Vis Blokhuyzen, sold; [Rotterdam, Lamme, 23 October 1871 and following days, lot 74], to; W.C.P. baron van Reede van Oudtshoorn, sold; [Amsterdam, Roos et al., 27-28 October 1874, lot 212], to Vincent van Gogh, sold; [Amsterdam, De Vries, 2-3 December 1913, lot 75]. Paul Brandt, by 1963. Sold [Sotheby’s, London, 7 July 2011, lot 22], to Otto Naumann, New York, sold; to Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, 2014
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of the friends of William W. Robinson on the occasion of his retirement
Accession Year
2014
Object Number
2014.300
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Nederlandse Tekeningen der zestiende en zeventiende eeuw uit de collectie Paul Brandt, exh. cat., Centraal Museum Utrecht (Utrecht, 1963), no. 5

Nederlandse Tekeningen der zestiende en zeventiende eeuw uit de collectie Paul Brandt, exh. cat., Dordrechts Museum (Dordrecht, 1968), cat. no. 6, repr.

Old Master & British Drawings: Including Property from the Descendants of Walter Brandt, auct. cat., Sotheby's, London (London, July 7, 2011), p. 28

Colleen Walsh, "Connecting with a Masterpiece: Rembrandt Drawing at Harvard Art Museums Offers a Close Look at Artist's Hand", The Harvard Gazette (August 1, 2019), https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2019/08/rembrandt-drawing-offers-a-close-look-at-artists-hand/, accessed August 1, 2019

Exhibition History

Jan de Bisschop, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 01/01/1951 - 12/31/1951

Nederlandse Tekeningen der zestiende en zeventiende eeuw uit de collectie Paul Brandt, Centraal Museum Utrecht, 01/01/1963 - 12/31/1963

Nederlandse Tekeningen der zestiende en zeventiende eeuw uit de collectie Paul Brandt, Dordrechts Museum, 04/05/1968 - 05/19/1968

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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