Samuel van Hoogstraten

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Samuel van Hoogstraten
Christ Sinking beneath the Cross: John 19:17
Pen and brown ink and wash, red and black chalks, on paper; corrections in opaque white; broad framing line in gold.
9 5/16 x 14 9/16 inches (236 x 370 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 217

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Inscribed on the verso: at upper right, in an old hand, in faint black chalk, "/12"; at lower right, possibly in the same hand, also in black chalk, "Werff Ex..."; at lower left, in graphite, "AO hos-:"; at center, also in graphite, "19s".

Heneage Finch, 5th Earl of Aylesford (1786-1859), London and Packington Hall, Meriden, near Coventry, Warwickshire (Lugt 58); his sale, London, Christie's, 17-18 July 1893, one of two (with Cat. I, 178) in lot 252: "A Dutch Barn by Rembrandt; and the Carrying of the Cross, by Van den Eeckhout" (to Fairfax Murray for £4.10.0); 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.
Associated names: 

Eeckhout, Gerbrand van den, 1621-1674, Formerly attributed to.
Gelder, Aert de, 1645-1727, Formerly attributed to.
Aylesford, Heneage Finch, Earl of, 1786-1859, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913, former owner.


Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 217, repr. (as van Hoogstraten)
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, I, 114, 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. 105.