Hendrick Verschuring

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Hendrick Verschuring
Scene at a River's Edge, with Two Horsemen and a Hay Wain
Pen and brush and black ink and wash, with light brown wash, on paper.
10 7/8 x 13 9/16 inches (277 x 345 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 153a

Watermark: Coat of arms of Berne. Bear, shield, crown. Watermark.


Signed on the pedestal of statue at left, in gray ink, "H / VERSCHVRING / FECIT". Inscribed on the verso, in graphite, at upper left, "1701"; at right center, "2162"; and at lower left, "Verschuring".

Sir Charles Greville (1763-1832), English officer (Lugt 549); George Guy, 4th Earl of Warwick (1818-93), Warwick Castle (Lugt 2600); his sale, London, Christie's, 20-21 May 1896, lot 427 (to Fairfax Muurray for £1.15.0); 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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Greville, Charles, 1762-1832, former owner.
Warwick, George Guy Greville, Earl of, 1818-1893, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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