Hendrick Cornelisz. Vroom

Download image: 
Hendrick Cornelisz. Vroom
1566-1640
Shipping in a Breeze
1623
Pen and brown ink, some gray-brown wash, on paper; framing line in brown ink.
5 3/4 x 8 3/8 inches (145 x 213 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Cremer Foundation.
1982.6
Inscription: 

Dated in cartouche at lower right center, in brown ink, "1623".

Provenance: 
Dr. Max A. Goldstein, St. Louis (no mark; see Lugt 2824); sale, New York, Sotheby's, 20 January 1982, lot 45, repr.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 314.
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 328.

Notes: 

Watermark: none visible through lining.
There is a similarity between the sheet and a drawing of a "Choppy Sea" (or "Ships in a Storm"), in the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT (Inv. no. 1961.66.37), which is signed and also dated within a cartouche ("vroom Ao 1625").

Associated names: 

Goldstein, Max A. (Max Aaron), 1870-1941, former owner.

School: 
Century: 
Classification: 
Department: