Mounted Herald Blowing his Trumpet in a Courtyard. Verso: Figure Studies
Black ink and wash, with opaque white, some architectural details in pen, on blue paper; framing line in brown ink; verso: black chalk.
22 1/16 x 17 9/16 inches (560 x 447 mm)
Purchased on the Edwin Herzog Fund.
Inscribed at upper left edge (turned sideways), in brown ink, "n 016"; and illegible inscription at lower left, in black ink, "both(?)".
Acquired from Charles Roelofsz. B.V., Amsterdam.
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 41.
Leonaert Bramer, 1596-1674: A Painter of the Night, edited by Frima Fox Hofrichter, Milwaukee, 1992, cat. 50, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 324.
The studies in black chalk on the verso are by another, later hand.