Egbert van Heemskerck

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Egbert van Heemskerck
1634 or 1635-1704
Girl Dancing before Peasants in a Tavern
Red chalk on paper.
10 15/16 x 14 5/8 inches (278 x 372 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 211a

Watermark: Three stacked circles, surmounted by a crown and cross, the top circle flanked by griffons (similar to Heawood, no. 734: England, late seventeenth century). Top circle with cross inside, bottom circle with letter "I" inside, Drawing is lined overall and pattern is seen in beta radiograph.

Philippe Huart (d. 1869), Paris (Lugt 2086 and 2084); Charles Fairfax Murray (as Cornelis Bega), London; from whom purchased in 1910 by J. Pierpont Morgan (no mark; see Lugt 1509).
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Bega, Cornelis Pietersz., approximately 1631-1664.
Huart, Philippe, -1869, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913, former owner.