Abraham Bloemaert (Netherlandish, Gorinchem 1566–1651 Utrecht)
late 16th–mid-17th century
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightening with white, over black chalk, on beige paper; traces of framing line in pen and brown ink
13 1/2 x 18 7/8 in. (34.3 x 47.9 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1962
Not on view
Signature: At lower left, inscribed "A Bloemaert fc. 1595" in pen and brown ink
Marking: Verso: at lower left margin and lower right corner, the collector's mark of Théodore-Chalres-Louis Hippert (Lugt 1377)
Théodore Charles-Louis Hippert (Schaerbeek near Brussels 1839–1919 Nice)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 10, 1985–June 9, 1985.
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Burlington Magazine. vol. 103, December 1961, xliii, ill.
Jacob Bean 100 European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York Graphic Society, New York, 1964, cat. no. 84, ill.
Pamela Osler "Notes on two drawings by Abraham Bloemaert." The National Gallery of Canada Bulletin. vol. 4, no. 1, Ottawa, 1966, pp. 25, 27; fig. 2, ill.
Vassar College Dutch Mannerism: Apogee and Epilogue. Ex. cat., April 15-June 7. Poughkeepsie, New York, 1970, cat. no. 8, ill.
Anne Marie Logan "Dutch Mannerism, Apogee and Epilogue." Master Drawings. vol. 9, no. 3, 1971, p. 276.
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Jaap Bolten Abraham Bloemaert, c. 1565 - 1651: The Drawings. 2007, cat. no. 145, ill.
Artist: Abraham Bloemaert (Netherlandish, Gorinchem 1566–1651 Utrecht)Date: late 16th–mid-17th centuryMedium: Black chalk, brush and brown and gray wash, red chalk, heightened with white gouache; incised for transfer (?); framing line in pen and black inkAccession: 66.618.3On view in:Not on view