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Studies of Peasants

Artist:
Attributed to Herman Saftleven II (Dutch, Rotterdam 1609–1685 Utrecht)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to School of Jan Brueghel the Elder (Netherlandish, Brussels 1568–1625 Antwerp)
Date:
1625–85
Medium:
Black chalk, brush and gray and pink wash. Framing lines in pen and brown ink at top, right, and bottom margins.
Dimensions:
2 5/16 x 3 3/8 in. (5.9 x 8.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.472
Not on view
Inscription: MMA inv. no. 80.3.472 inscribed in graphite verso, bottom center

Marking: Lower center: MMA stamp
Verso, lower center: MMA stamp
Verso, lower center, in graphite: 80.3.472
James Jackson Jarves; Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall.," 1895.

Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, etc.; Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hand-book, no. 8, New York, 1895, cat. no. 472.

Albert Ten Eyck Gardner "The History of a Collection" in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 5, no. 8, New York, April 1947, p. 220, ill.



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