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Allegory of Fertility (Recto)

Artist:
Jacob Jordaens (Flemish, Antwerp 1593–1678 Antwerp)
Date:
ca. 1640
Medium:
Pen and brush and brown ink, watercolor, over traces of preliminary drawing in black chalk. Verso in black chalk.
Dimensions:
9 1/16 x 8 in. (23 x 20.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.836
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated on the recto at the bottom right in pen: 9, 25, [x] 10, 12, 9 [?]

Marking: Annotated on the verso in black chalk or pencil near the center of the left edge: Z6; at lower left: Nrfs [or Nfss?] / J. Jordaens ft; near the bottom edge: recent letters and numbers.
Joseph D. Böhm, Vienna (Lugt 271 and Lugt 1442 on the verso); Böhm sale, Miethke and Wawra, Vienna, 4 December 1865, lot 1314 (to Koolbach); M. Koolbach, Frankfurt am Main, 1881; William Pitcairn Knowles, Rotterdam and Wiesbaden (Lugt 2643 on the verso); Knowles sale, F. Muller, Amsterdam, 25 June 1895); Bellingham Smith, London; sale, F. Muller, Amsterdam, 5-6 July 1927, lot 230, ill. (to Ederheimer); [Richard Ederheimer, New York]. Acquired by Robert Lehman in 1932.
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