Dutch School

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Dutch School
17th century
Family Group of Four in Pastoral Dress
Red chalk on paper.
8 x 11 5/16 inches (204 x 288 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 187

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Inscribed at lower right, in black chalk, "Van Eeuk". On the verso, in graphite, at center right, " No. ["o" in superscript] 971"; and at lower center (upside down), "Bottom".
Watermark: Countermark: Letters "PB". Placed horizontally between chain lines.

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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Associated names: 

Flinck, Govaert, 1615-1660, Formerly attributed to.
Cuyp, Jacob Gerritsz., 1594-1652, Formerly attributed to.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.


Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, no. 224, repr. (as Dutch School).

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