Ascribed to Johannes Leupenius

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Ascribed to Johannes Leupenius
View of the Sea over Rooftops
Pen and brown ink and wash, on paper; framing line in black ink.
4 3/16 x 7 3/4 inches (106 x 197 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 222a

Watermark: none.


Numbered on the verso, at lower left, in graphite, "188".

Sale, J.H. Cremer, the late Monsieur F-- of London, and L.T. Zebinden of Zwolle (this last collection begins with lot 309), Amsterdam, Frederik Muller and Co., 15 June 1886, lot 188 (as Leupenius); Willem Frederik Piek (1838-1916), Oudshoorn; his sale, Amsterdam, Frederik Muller and Co., 1-2 June 1897, lot 157 (to "van Gogh" for 26 fl.); 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: 

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669, School of, Formerly attributed to.
Cremer, J. H., former owner.
Zebinden, L. T., former owner.
Piek, Willem Frederik, 1838-1916, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913, former owner.


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, 128, 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. 124.

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