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Adam in the Garden of Eden, Naming the Animals

Joachim Wtewael (Netherlandish, Utrecht 1566–1638 Utrecht)

Former Attribution:
formerly attributed to Abraham Bloemaert (Netherlandish, Gorinchem 1566–1651 Utrecht)
Date:
early 17th century
Medium:
Pen and black ink and gray wash heightened with white
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 13/16 x 8 1/4 in. (32.5 x 21 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, 2002 Benefit Fund and Mrs. Howard J. Barnet Gift, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.279
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Marking: Verso: at lower left, two times stamped with the collector's mark of F. Gauermann (L. 1003); inscribed "153a" in graphite. Verso: at lower right, stamped with the collector's mark of A. von Lanna (L. 2773); inscribed "Abraham Bloemaert / Auktion Klinkosch / ... April 1889, Kat.no. 179" in graphite

  • Provenance

    Friedrich Gauermann (Austrian, 1807–1862); Josef Carl von Klinkosch (1822–1888); Dorotheum, April 15, 1889, lot 179(as by the artist Abrahm Bloemaert); H. G. Gutekunst, Stuttgart, May 6-11, 1910, lot 95(as by the artist Abraham Bloemaert); Yvonne Tan Bunzl ; Adalbert von Lanna (Czech, Prague 1836–1909); Vendor: Yvonne Tan Bunzl

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 12, 2004–April 4, 2004.

  • References

    Carmen C. Bambach, Elizabeth Barker, Michiel C. Plomp, Nadine Orenstein, Perrin Stein, Samantha Rippner "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 2003-2004." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 62, no. 2, Autumn 2004, p. 16, ill.

    C. J. Wawra Katalog der reichhaltigen und vorzüglichen Sammlung von Alten Handzeichnungen, Miniaturen, alten Kupferstichen, Radirungen, Holzschnitten, Büchern, Bildwerken etc aus dem Nachlasse des Herrn Josef C. Ritter von Klinkosch [Sale cat., April 15, 1889]. 1889, cat. 179 (as by the artist Abraham Bloemaert).

    H. G. Gutekunst, Stuttgart Katalog der berühmten Sammlung des herrn Barons Adalbert von Lanna in Prag 2. Teil. Handzeichnungen alter Meister und Kupferstiche [May 6-11, 1910]. 1910, cat. 95 (as by the artist Abraham Bloemaert), cat. no. 95.

    Anne W. Lowenthal Joachim Wtewael and Dutch Mannerism. 1986, p. 134, fig. 90, ill.

    Yvonne Tan Bunzl Master Drawings. Sale cat. London, 2003, cat. no. 3, ill.



  • See also
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