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A Herdsman with a Donkey

Jacob van der Does (Dutch, Amsterdam 1623–1673 Amsterdam)
Black chalk, brush and brown ink
8 x 9-15/16 inches (20.3 x 25.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Chester Dale Collection, Bequest of Chester Dale, by exchange, Sarah and Werner H. Kramarsky Gift, Rogers and Harris Brisbane Dick Funds, Gifts of Ernest Shapiro and family, Mrs. Henry J. Bernheim, and Mrs. Harry Payne Whitney, and Jacob H. Schiff Bequest, by exchange, 2000
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Bottom centre, in pen and brown ink: "Jacobus Van der Does fecit A MCCCCCCLVIII Julij 24"

Inscription: On the old mat, lower left: RMW (Lugt 2228b)
John, Lord Northwick (British, 1769–1859); his sale, Sotheby's, London, November 1–4, 1920, lot 145 (£3 15s to Barnard); Sir Robert Clermont Witt (British, 1872–1952); Vendor: Vermeer Associates Ltd. Vendor: Christie's, London, sale, December 9, 1982, lot 255
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," March 19, 2015–June 22, 2015.

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