Cornelis Dusart

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Cornelis Dusart
1660-1704
Peasant with a Pipe in his Hand, Leaning on the Back of a Chair
Watercolor and opaque watercolor ( gray, blue, green, purple, salmon, ochre), pen and brown ink, some red chalk, on laid paper.
6 1/8 x 3 7/16 inches (155 x 87 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 161b
Inscription: 

Inscribed on the verso of the lining, in graphite, "Jan Steen. / Dusart / 6/2"; and numbered at left, "341" (encircled).

Provenance: 
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.
Notes: 

Watermark: none visible through lining.
On same mat as I, 161a.

Associated names: 

Steen, Jan, 1626-1679, Formerly attributed to.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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