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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2002.293
People
Jan Toorop, Dutch (Purworedjo, Indonesia 1858 - 1928 The Hague, The Netherlands)
Title
The Ferryman
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Le Passeur d'eau
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1895
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/93095
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Blue and red-brown ink over white gouache on wood blocks pieced together
Dimensions
sight: 30.2 x 25.7 cm (11 7/8 x 10 1/8 in.)
frame: 35.2 × 30.2 cm (13 7/8 × 11 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Signed, lower left, red-brown ink (in reverse): JAN TOOROP 1895
  • inscription: lower left, brown ink: [in reverse] [? VAN EMILE VERHA]EREN DOOR JAN TOOROP. [Sigma symbol?]. 1895. )
  • inscription: back of wood blocks, graphite: illegible inscriptions
Provenance
[Justin G. Schiller, Battledore, Ltd., Kingston, New York], sold; to Kathryn and William W. Robinson, Newton, Massachusetts, 1994, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2002.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Kathryn and William W. Robinson in honor of James Cuno
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
2002.293
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Flowers of Evil: Symbolist Drawings, 1870–1910, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2016 - 08/14/2016

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