Jacob Koninck

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Jacob Koninck
ca. 1614/5-after 1690
Farm with a Haybarn on the Diemerdijk, Viewed from the East
Pen and brown ink on paper; framing line in brown ink.
4 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches (107 x 191 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 178

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Numbered on the verso, in lower left corner, in black ink, "No["o" in superscript] 798.(crossed out) 501"; and at lower center, in graphite, "17".

Unidentified collector (mark similar, but not identical to Lugt S. 2986b); Heneage Finch, 5th Earl of Aylesford (1786-1859), London and Packington Old Hall, Meriden, near Coventry, Warwickshire (Lugt 58); possibly his sale, London, Christie's, 17-18 July 1893, one of two (with I-217) 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: 

Wint, Peter De, 1784-1849, Formerly attributed to.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669, School of, Formerly attributed to.
Aylesford, Heneage Finch, Earl of, 1786-1859, Formerly attributed to.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (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, 178, repr. (as Rembrandt).
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 112.

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