Josua de Grave

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Josua de Grave
active 1660-1712
View of Bergen-op-Zoom
Pen and light brown ink, point of brush and black ink, gray wash, on paper; framing line in light brown ink.
6 x 7 9/16 inches (152 x 192 mm)
Gift of Carlos van Hasselt in honor of Felice Stampfle.

Inscribed and dated by the artist at upper right, in brown ink, "Tot Bergen op Zoom: 1672:". Inscribed on the verso, at lower right, in graphite, "11". On the old mount (no longer attached), in graphite, at upper center, possibly in the hand of Sir Bruce Ingram, "Bergen op Zoom / by Valentin Klotz"; and at lower right, in the hand of Carlos van Hasselt, "geschenken in 1961 / aan Carlos v. Hasselt / door Bruce en Lady Ingram".

Sir Bruce Ingram (1877-1963), Chesham, Buckinghamshire (Lugt S. 1405a); by whom given to Carlos van Hasselt, Paris, 1961.
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Klotz, Valentin, active 1669-1697, Formerly attributed to.
Ingram, Bruce, Sir, former owner.
Hasselt, Carlos van, former owner.


Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Eighteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978, p. 271 (as Valentin Klotz)
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 93.

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