Adriaen van de Velde

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Adriaen van de Velde
Mounted Herdswoman and a Herdsman Removing his Hose, with Cattle and Sheep at a Stream
Pen and brown ink, gray wash, on paper; framing line in brown ink.
7 1/8 x 9 7/8 inches (180 x 251 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 150

Signed and dated at lower right, in brown ink, "A. v. Velde f. / 1663". Inscribed on the verso, in brown ink; at upper left, "3"; at the lower left, "1076"; and next to this, in another hand, "C.J. Nieuwenhuys 1840".
Watermark: Countermark: Letters "LR" (similar to Heawood, no. 3073: England, late 17th century).

Possibly Jonkheer Johann Goll van Franckenstein the Elder (1722-1785), Amsterdam (no mark, see Lugt 2987); possibly also Jonkheer Johan Goll van Franckenstein the Younger (1756-1821), Amsterdam; Jonkheer Pieter Hendrik Goll van Franckenstein (1787-1832), Amsterdam; his sale, Amsterdam, de Vries...Roos, 1 July 1833, Album D, lot 2 (to Claussin for 1210 fl.); Chevalier Ignace-Joseph de Claussin (1766-1844), London and Paris (no mark; see Lugt 485); C.J. Nieuwenhuys (1799-1883), Brussels, Belgium, and Oxford Lodge, Wimbledon, England; Robert Stayner Holford (1808-92), London and Westonbirt, Glos. (Lugt 2243); his sale, London, Christie's, 11-14 July 1893, lot 675 (to Salting for £23.0.0); George Salting (1835-1909), London (no mark; see Lugt 2260-61); 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.

Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 150, repr.

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Goll van Franckenstein, J. (Johann), 1722-1785, former owner.
Goll van Franckenstein, Johan, 1756-1821, former owner.
Goll van Franckenstein, Pieter Hendrik, 1787-1832, former owner.
Claussin, Ignace-Joseph de, 1795-1844, former owner.
Nieuwenhuys, C. J., 1799-1883, former owner.
Holford, Robert Stayner, 1808-1892, former owner.
Salting, George, 1835-1909, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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