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A Poppy in Three Stages of Flowering, with a Caterpillar, Pupa and Butterfly

Artist:
Johanna Helena Graff (German, Frankfurt before 1668–after 1723 Amsterdam)
Date:
late 17th–early 18th century
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache over traces of black chalk
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 3/16 x 11 13/16 in. (38.6 x 30 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, Anonymous Gift, in memory of Frits Markus, and Karen B. Cohen Fund, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.4
Not on view
Pieter van den Brande (Dutch, Middelburg, ca. 1670–1718); or Previously owned by Johan Pieter van den Brande (Dutch, Middelburg, 1707–1758); E.C. Baron von Pallandt; his sale, Mak van Waay, Deptember 26, 1972, lot 314 (as A Hestenburgh); Unicorno Collection (Saam Nijstad and Lily Nijstad -Einhorn, Amsterdam); their sale, Sotheby's, Amsterdam, May 19, 2004, lot 197; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
Charles Dumas, Robert-Jan te Rijdt Kleur en raffinement: tekeningen uit de Unicorno collectie. Ex. cat. Zwolle, 1994, fig. no. 33.1, pp. 83-84, ill.



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