Roelant Savery

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Roelant Savery
Rustic Buildings Reflected in a Pool
Pen and brown and black ink, red chalk wash and pale blue wash,with white opaque watercolor, on light brown paper; framing line in black ink.
6 1/4 x 7 15/16 inches (159 x 202 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Cremer Foundation, Mrs. Siegfried Kramarsky, John H. Loudon, Frits Markus, Mrs. James J. Rorimer, Jack Rudin, and Mrs. Carl Stern.

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Inscribed at lower left, in a later hand, in brown ink, "R. saveri".
Watermark: none.

Possibly Sir Anthony Westcombe (no mark; See Lugt 202); his cousin, Bernard Granville; presumably eventually to Mary Port (grandniece of Granville's sister, Mrs. Delany), wife of Benjamin Waddington, purchaser of Llanover; by descent to Lord Treowen (no mark; see Lugt S. 2841c); his sale, Llanover House, Monmouthshire, Bruton, Knowles and Co., 26 June 1934, lot 997; Alfred Jowett, Killinghall, Yorkshire; M. de Beer, London, 1945; Baron Paul Hatvany, London; sale, various properties, Christie's, 24 June 1980, lot 62, repr.
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Kramarsky, Siegfried, Mrs., donor.
Loudon, John H., donor.
Markus, Frits, donor.
Rorimer, James J. (James Joseph), 1905-1966, donor.
Rudin, Jack, donor.
Stern, Anne Bigelow, donor.
Westcombe, Anthony, Sir, approximately 1680-1752, former owner.
Granville, Bernard, former owner.
Port, Mary, former owner.
Treowen, Lord, former owner.
Jowett, Alfred, former owner.
Hatvany, Paul, 1899-1977, former owner.


Stampfle, Felice, with the assistance of Ruth S. Kraemer and Jane Shoaf Turner. Netherlandish Drawings of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries and Flemish Drawings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1991, p. 54, no. 88.
From Leonardo to Pollock: Master drawings from the Morgan Library. New York: Morgan Library, 2006, cat. no. 36, p. 78-79.

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