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Pastoral Scene: A Herdsman and His Family, with Goats

Philipp Peter Roos (German, St. Goar 1657–1706 Rome)
late 17th–early 18th century
Red chalk, red and brown wash, with traces of black ink.
Overall: 10 5/16 x 14 7/8 in. (26.2 x 37.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1989
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Recto, in artist's hand, in pen and brown ink: di misura di palmi nove ed fù dipinta da me nel anno 1696 Fillippo pietro Rosa in Tivoli

Inscription: Old mount, verso, lower right, in pen and black ink: No 5
Old mount, verso, bottom right, in graphite: 1989.125.2
Old mount, top center, in graphite: No 4

Marking: Old mount, verso, bottom right: MMA stamp
Vendor: Thomas le Claire Kunsthandel, Hamburg
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