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Dredging a Canal

Jacob van Ruisdael (Dutch, Haarlem 1628/29–1682 Amsterdam)

Date:
17th century
Medium:
Pen and black ink over black chalk, brush and gray wash. Framing line in pen & brown ink.
Dimensions:
sheet: 3 9/16 x 5 15/16 in. (9.1 x 15.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Carl L. Selden Gift, in memory of Carl L. Selden, and Werner H. Kramarsky and Mr. and Mrs. Howard G. Lepow Gifts, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.88
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Verso lower center in pen & black ink: No. 1004

    Marking: Verso lower right & lower center collector's mark of Teodor de Wyzewa (Lugt 2471)
    Verso lower left collector's mark of Jacob de Vos Jbzn (Lugt 1450)

  • Provenance

    Teodor de Wyzewa (1862–1917); Jacob de Vos Jbzn (Dutch, Amsterdam 1803–1882 Amsterdam); Frederik Muller & Cie (Amsterdam), May 22, 1883, lot 468; Paul Mathey (French, Paris 1844–1929)his sale Paris, November 24, 1924, lot 118; Vendor: Thomas Le Claire Kunsthandel, Hamburg

  • References

    William M. Griswold, Helen Bobritzky Mules, Suzanne Boorsch, Nadine Orenstein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1993-1994: Renaissance and Baroque Europe - Europe 1700-1900." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 52, no. 2, Autumn 1994, p. 29, ill.

    George R. Goldner "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings" in Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum, July 1, 1993 - June 30, 1994. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1994, p. 28.



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