Cornelis Dusart

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Cornelis Dusart
1660-1704
The Chairmender
Pen and point of brush, brown ink and wash, over graphite, on paper.
7 7/8 x 6 1/8 inches (201 x 155 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 161
Inscription: 

Inscribed on the verso, at center, in graphite, "35"; below this, in another hand, also in graphite, 29; and below that, in still another hand, again in graphite, "Dusart."; and in lower left corner, in brown ink, "o/".

Provenance: 
Paignon Dijonval (1708-92), Paris; his grandson, Charles-Gilbert, Vicomte Morel de Vindé (1759-1842), Paris (no mark; see Lugt 2520); the collection sold in 1816 to Samuel Woodburn (1786-1853), London (no mark; see Lugt 2584); Edward Vernon Utterson (1775/6-1856), London (Lugt 909); his sale, London, Sotheby's, 29 April-1 May 1852, lot 292 (to "Colnaghi"); 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.
Bibliography: 

Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, no. 161, repr.
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. 130, 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. 70.

Notes: 

Watermark: none visible through lining.

Associated names: 

Paignon-Dijonval, 1708-1792, former owner.
Dijonval, Charles-Gilbert, Vicomte Morel de Vindé, former owner.
Woodburn, Samuel, 1785 or 1786-1853 former owner.
Utterson, Edward Vernon, 1775 or 1776-1856, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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