Abraham Bloemaert

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Abraham Bloemaert
Landscape with Farm Buildings
Pen and brown ink, gray-green wash, over graphite, on paper.
5 13/16 x 9 inches (147 x 228 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 229a
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.

Stampfle, Felice, with the assistance of Ruth S. Kraemer and Jane Shoaf Turner. Netherlandish Drawings of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries and Flemish Drawings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1991, p. 20, no. 35 repr.


Watermark: none visible through lining.
This drawing was preceded by a working sketch with incised outlines, now in the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh (Inv. no. D1084).

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Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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