Willem Pietersz Buytewech

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Willem Pietersz Buytewech
1591 or 2-1624
The Hawker
Pen and brush, black ink and wash, on paper; outlines of the figure of the woman in the foreground on the right (bending towards the cart) incised with a stylus; framing line in black ink; verso: a large area of rubbed black chalk corresponding with the female figure indented on the recto.
3 15/16 x 6 13/16 inches (100 x 173 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Fellows.
1959.5

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Inscribed on the verso, in graphite, at center, "299" [corrected to "289"]; and below this, at center right, "The Dutch Hawker; Paulus / Joachim / Uytewael / 1560-1640".
Watermark: Eagle with a crozier, cross and three circles below (similar to Briquet, no. 1370: Utrecht, 1599), fragment, lower half.

Provenance: 
Col. Gould Weston, London; acquired from P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., London.
Bibliography: 

Adams, Frederick B., Jr. Tenth Annual Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1960, p. 52-53.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 135.
Stampfle, Felice. Rubens and Rembrandt in Their Century : Flemish and Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century from The Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1979, no. 52, repr.
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 47.

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Weston, Gould, former owner.

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