Circle of Roelant Savery

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Circle of Roelant Savery
1576-1639
Two Spruce Trees
Point of brush and several shades of brown wash over black and red chalk, on paper; framing line in brown ink.
12 x 7 inches (305 x 178 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman.
1986.64
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Watermark: Crowned double eagle, letter "A" on breast and letter "M" over each wing (cf. Briquet 291).

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C.G. Boerner, Dusseldorf; Waterman Gallery, Amsterdam; Mrs. Anna Wertheimer, Paris; acquired from Bob P. Haboldt, New York.
Bibliography: 

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. 89.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 379.

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Wrightsman, Jayne, donor.
Haboldt, Robert P., former owner.

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