Dutch School

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Dutch School
18th century
Landscape with hawking party
Black chalk, gray, light brown and ochre wash, on paper; framing lines in black ink.
9 5/8 x 8 1/8 inches (245 x 206 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 192
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Inscribed on the old van Parijs mount, in black ink, "Asselyn Crabbetje".
Watermark: Three lines of text: "I DVMAS FIN PERIGORD" over "1742."

Provenance: 
Van Parijs (fl. C. 1789-1839), Brussels (his "No. = 283" within his stamp on his decorated mount; Lugt 2531); 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, III, 192, 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. 393.

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Associated names: 

Gael, Barent, Formerly attributed to.
Asselijn, Jan, -1652, Formerly attributed to.
Van Parijs, ca. 1789-1839, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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