Edge of a Wood with a Fence
Watercolor and opaque watercolor in brown, green, yellow, black, and white, on paper; framing line in brown ink.
2 7/8 x 6 3/8 inches (73 x 161 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
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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, III, 160, repr. (as Elsheimer)
Stampfle, Felice. Landscape Drawings & Water-colors, Bruegel to Cézanne. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1953.
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 83.
Watermark: none visible through lining.
Elsheimer, Adam, 1578-1610, Formerly attributed to.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.