Nymphs Suprised

Artist:
School of Jacob Jordaens (Flemish, Antwerp 1593–1678 Antwerp)
Date:
ca. 1640
Medium:
Brush and brown and gray ink, brown and gray washes over red chalk and traces of black chalk, some blue chalk.
Dimensions:
7 15/16 x 10 11/16 in. (20.2 x 27.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.830
Not on view
Marking: Laid down. Annotated on the verso of the mat in pen and brown ink: No 160 Gaspar de Crayer"; in another hand: "MCH(?).Auct. 1860 Spt 24f. No 128"; in a third hand: "no. 66.-ma-"
Sale, Maillinger, Munich, 24ff. September 1860, lot 128; Henry Oppenheimer, London (Lugt 1351 on the verso); Oppenheimer sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, 10,13, 14 July 1936, lot 225 (as Gaspar de Crayer; to John Hunt with another drawing).