Jacob Hogers

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Jacob Hogers
1614-after 1652
Parable of Christ
1646
Brush and black wash, black chalk, stumped in some areas, with red chalk accents in faces and hands, on vellum; framing line in brown ink.
7 5/16 x 10 15/16 inches (183 x 277 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 223
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Signed twice and dated at lower left center, in black ink, "JH(in ligature)ogers-1646"; further left and below, monogram in black chalk, "JH" (in ligature).

Provenance: 
Van Parijs (ca. 1789-1839), Brussels (his "No ["o" in superscript] 520" within his stamp on decorated mount; Lugt 2531); his sale, Amsterdam, Muller and Co., 11-12 January 1878; sale ["A Nobleman"], London, Sotheby's, 10-11 March 1893, one of 22 drawings in lot 270 (to Fairfax Murray for £0.13.0); 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, I, 223, repr.

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Van Parijs, ca. 1789-1839, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913, former owner.

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