Pieter Jansz.

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Pieter Jansz.
1612-1672
Sacrifice of Manoah: Judges 13: 19-21
Reed pen and brown ink on paper.
11 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches (295 x 190 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 209

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Watermark: Fleur-de-lis in shield, surmounted by crown, (Strasbourg lily), (similar to Heawood, no. 1717: c.).

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Sir Charles Greville (1762-1832), English officer (Lugt 549); George Guy Greville, 4th Earl of Warwick (1818-93), Warwick Castle (Lugt 2600); his sale, London, Christie's, 20-21 May 1896, one of two in lot 220 (as Jan Lievens for £1.0.0); 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.
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Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 209, repr. (as Lievens).
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 109.

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Lievens, Jan, 1607-1674, Formerly attributed to.
Pynas, Jan, 1581/2-1631, Formerly attributed to.
Bramer, Leonard, 1596?-1674, Formerly attributed to.
Greville, Charles, 1762-1832, Formerly attributed to.
Warwick, George Guy Greville, Earl of, 1818-1893, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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