Cornelis Saftleven

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Cornelis Saftleven
1607-1681
Goats and Sheep
1660
Black chalk and gray wash on paper.
7 x 7 13/16 inches (178 x 198 mm)
Gift of Professor J.Q. van Regteren Altena.
1961.40
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Signed with monogram and dated at lower right, in black chalk, "CSL / 1660"; inscribed on the verso, at center, in an old hand, in graphite (now very faint), "1660".
Watermark: Arms of Amsterdam (similar to Heawood, no. 425: 1666), rampant lions, shield, crown with small orb and cross, stack of three "X"s.

Provenance: 
J.Q. van Regteren Altena (1899-1980), Amsterdam.
Bibliography: 

Adams, Frederick B., Jr., comp. Eleventh Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1961. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1961, p. 86-7.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 167.
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 270.

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Regteren Altena, I. Q. van (I. Quirijn), 1899-1980, former owner.

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