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Vanitas Still Life

Artist:
Herman Henstenburgh (Dutch, 1667–1726)
Date:
n.d.
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and gum arabic on parchment
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 x 11 in. (33 x 27.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anonymous Gift, in memory of Frits Markus, and Frits and Rita Markus Fund, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.30
Not on view
Signature: Signed, recto, lower right: H. Henstenburg fect (pen and brown ink, highlighted).

Inscription: on musical score: "Blyschap van my ex" [Joy is leaving me(?)].
Vendor: Hill-Stone, Inc.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 28, 2003–July 27, 2003.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," September 17, 2007–January 6, 2008.

Thiemo Wind The Memento Mori that wouldn't die American Recorder. XLV/no. 2, 2004.

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