Jan Wijk

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Jan Wijk
ca. 1640-1702
Cavalry Battling Turks (?)
Red chalk on paper.
5 7/8 x 8 7/16 inches (150 x 215 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 228b

Watermark: Countermark: Letters "PR", placed between chain lines. Possibly Pierre Rather, Angouleme, France, 1628-1647.

John Bouverie (c. 1723-1750), Betchworth, Surrey (Lugt 325); his sister Anne Bouverie (d. 1757), Betchworth; her husband, John Hervey (d. 1764), Betchworth; his son Christopher Hervey (d. 1786), London and Betchworth; his spinster aunt, Miss Elizabeth Bouverie (d. 1798), Teston, Kent; bequeathed by her to her childhood friend's husband, Sir Charles Middleton, later 1st Baron Barham (1726-1813), Teston; his son-in-law, Sir Gerard Noel Noel, 2nd Baron Barham (1759-1838); his son, Charles Noel, 3rd Baron Barham and later 1st Earl of Gainsborough (1781-1866), Exton Park, Oakham; his anonymous ["Bouverie"] sale, London, Christie's, 20 July 1859; probably Sir William Richard Drake (1817-90), London and Oatlands Lodge, Weybridge, Surrey (Lugt 736); probably his sale, London, Christie's, 24-5 May 1892, lot 384: "Wyck, J. A Battle-piece..." (to Fairfax Murray for £0.7.0); 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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Bouverie, John, 1722 or 1723-1750, former owner.
Bouverie, Anne, -1757, former owner.
Hervey, John, -1764, former owner.
Bouverie, Elizabeth, -1798, former owner.
Middleton, Charles, 1726-1813, former owner.
Noel, Gerard Noel, Sir, 1759-1836, former owner.
Gainsborough, Charles Noel, Earl of, 1781-1866, former owner.
Drake, William Richard, Sir, 1817-1890, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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