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David's Promise to Bathsheba

Artist:
Gerbrand van den Eeckhout (Dutch, Amsterdam 1621–1674 Amsterdam)
Date:
1642–43
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, over black and red chalk, with framing line in pen and black ink
Dimensions:
7 3/8 x 10 5/8 in. (18.8 x 27 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Lehman, 1941
Accession Number:
41.187.4
Not on view
Inscription: Verso upper left in pencil: David en Abiraz/ dich: 1 cap 1, 2, 3:4
Verso lower left in pencil: Eckout

Marking: Verso lower left collector's mark of Jacob de Vos Jbzn (Lugt 1450)
Verso upper left corner in pen and brown ink: 8/22: Collector's mark of V.Röver (Lugt 2984a-c)
Verso lower left in pen and red brown ink: N2903: Collector's mark of J. Goll van Franckenstein (Lugt 2987)
Valerius Röver (1686–1739); Johann Edler Goll van Franckenstein (Dutch, Frankfurt 1722–1785 Velzen); Jacob de Vos (Dutch, Amsterdam 1735–1833 Amsterdam); Donor: Robert Lehman
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 10, 1985–June 9, 1985.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 6, 1995–April 16, 1995.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 28, 2002–April 21, 2002.

Werner Sumowski "Gerbrand van den Eeckhout als Zeichner." in Oud-Holland. vol. 77, 1962, cat. no. 1, fig. no. 10, p. 17, ill.

Jacob Bean 100 European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York Graphic Society, New York, 1964, cat. no. 91, ill.

Franklin W. Robinson Seventeenth Century Dutch Drawings from American Collections. 1977, cat. no. 60, ill.

Werner Sumowski Drawings of the Rembrandt School. Edited and translated by Walter L. Strauss, vol. 3, New York, 1980, cat. no. 605, ill.

Helen Bobritzky Mules "Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century in The Metropolitan Museum of Art." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 42, no. 4, New York, 1985, p. 21.



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