Cornelis Claesz. van Wieringen

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Cornelis Claesz. van Wieringen
ca. 1580-1633
Coastal Landscape. Verso: Panoramic Landscape
Pen and brown ink, black chalk, and gray wash, on paper; framing line in brown ink; verso: pen and brown ink.
5 5/16 x 9 15/16 inches (136 x 253 mm); strip of paper added at lower edge: 3/4 x 10 inches (20 x 254 mm)
Purchased on the Walter C. Baker Fund.

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Inscribed at lower left corner, in brown ink, "415"; to the right of this, in graphite, "225". Inscribed on the added strip, in graphite: at left, "Sir Thomas Lawrence &c Collections."; at lower center, "(on both sides)"; at right, "Herman Swanevelt. / Ö1618 / Pupil of G. Dou In... (?)".

Probably Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), London (no mark; see Lugt 2445); acquired at sale, Amsterdam, Sotheby Mak van Waay, 26 November 1984, lot 7, repr.

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 388.


Watermark: none.
A strip of paper 3/4 x 10 inches (20 x 254 mm) added at lower edge.

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Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830, former owner.