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Seated Old Man Holding a Pipe

Artist:
Anton Crussens (Flemish, active Brussels, mid-17th century)
Date:
mid-17th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, black chalk. Inscribed in a double roundel drawn in pen and brown ink.
Dimensions:
3 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (9.2 x 9.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Harry G. Sperling, 1971
Accession Number:
1975.131.175
Not on view
Signature: In pen and brown ink at bottom of roundel: Ant. Crussens F. Inve.

Inscription: Verso, upper center, in pen and dark violet ink: Ant. Crussens. I. Inve.
Verso, center, in graphite: 6164
Verso, lower right, in graphite: 1975.131.175

Marking: Lower right: collector's mark of Ferdinand Wecbrodt (Lugt 2588)
Verso, lower left: collector's mark of Ed. Schulze (Lugt 906)
Verso, lower right: MMA stamp
Ed. Schultze (died Vienna, ca. 1900)(L. 906); Ferdinand Wecbrodt (Vienna, 1838–1902)(L. 2588); sale, Galerie Fischer, Lucerne, 25 June 1965, lot 692c
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