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".
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.
Watermark: fool's cap with seven points (similar to Heawood, no. 2004: Holland, 1659-90).