Jan de Bisschop

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Jan de Bisschop
1628-1671
Adoration of the Shepherds: Luke 2:8-20
Point of brush and brown ink, brown wash, over black chalk, on paper.
9 3/4 x 13 5/16 inches (247 x 339 mm)
Gift of the Christian Humann Foundation.
1988.13
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Inscribed on the verso of the mount, at lower right, in graphite, "Seiferheld".

Provenance: 
Sir Peter Lely (1616-80), London (Lugt 2092); possibly Seiferheld and Co., New York; Christian Humann, New York.
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Watermark: none visible through lining.

Associated names: 

Lely, Peter, Sir, 1618-1680, former owner.
Humann, Christian, 1929-1981, former owner.

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