Cornelis Pietersz. Bega
Monotype in gray-brown ink on paper.
11 1/4 x 8 1/8 inches (286 x 207 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
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Inscribed on the verso, in graphite, at upper left, "819"; and at lower center, "H/14".
Watermark: Foolscap with seven points, over 4, letters "ID" and three balls (similar to Heawood, no. 2004: Holland, 1659-90), cap with two balls
Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 209, repr.
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 14.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.