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.
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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.