Hendrik Rietschoof

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Hendrik Rietschoof
1687-1746
Dutch Shore Scene with Figures near a Groyne, with a States Yacht under Sail in a Fresh Breeze and a Flagship at Anchor beyond
Brush and gray wash on paper; framing line in brown ink.
7 1/16 x 10 3/4 inches (180 x 273 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 163
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Signed at lower right, in gray ink, "HR(in ligature)ietshoof"; variously inscribed on the verso, in graphite, in lower left corner, "JaV / RU · ? · VO"; above left, "122"; and at lower right, "Rietschoof".

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James Wadmore, Upper Clapton; possibly his sale, London, Christie's, 8-10 May 1854, lot 312 (to "Pecce" for £0.2.0); 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.
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Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 163, repr.

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