Allart van Everdingen

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Allart van Everdingen
Farm Landscape with Sheep
Pen and brown ink and wash, on paper; framing line in brown ink.
7 x 11 13/16 inches (177 x 300 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 135

Signed with initials at lower left, in brown ink, "AVE". Inscribed on the verso, in graphite, at left, in Ploos van Amstel's hand, "A v Everdingen / hoog 7 / bred 12 dm" ["m" in superscript]; and at lower center, in another hand, "et-".
Watermark: Countermark: Letters "IHS", with a cross, and "IM" below (similar to Heawood, no. 1795: 1676), Cross extends from crossbar of "H", Letters "L" and "M" are on chain lines, Watermark crosses two chain lines.

Cornelis Ploos van Amstel Jb Czn (1726-98), Amsterdam (Lugt 3002-3); 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.

Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 135, 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. 107, 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. 79.


The present sheet is one of more than 100 drawings by van Everdingen formerly owned by Ploos van Amstel and included in the sale of his collection in Amsterdam, van de Schley...Roos, 3ff. March 1800.

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Ploos van Amstel, Cornelis, 1726-1798, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.