Mother and Child with a Doll.

Artist:
Adriaen van Ostade (Dutch, Haarlem 1610–1685 Haarlem)
Date:
1610–85
Medium:
Pen and brown and black ink, brush and gray-brown wash, over graphite. Incised. Tacked down to paper mount.
Dimensions:
4 1/3 x 3 3/4 in. (11.0 x 9.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Janos Scholz, 1952
Accession Number:
52.626.1
Not on view
Inscription: Signed(?) in pen and brown ink at lower right: AvO.
On verso of mount, annotated in pencil: Av.Ostade / Godefory 16 / Coll. Cosway / Heseltine / auct 1920 no. 188.

Marking: Collector's mark, lower right, of Richard Cosway (Lugt 629); verso of mount: stamp of John Postle Heseltine (Lugt 1508); MMA stamp.
Richard Cosway (British); John Postle Heseltine (British); Donor: Mr. and Mrs. János Scholz
Godefroy 16