Jan Wijk

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Jan Wijk
ca. 1640-1702
Saddled Horse with a Docked Tail
Red chalk on paper.
6 3/8 x 8 7/16 inches (163 x 214 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 228

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Watermark: none visible through lining.
On the same mat with III, 228a.


Inscribed on the verso of the old mount, in graphite, at lower left center, in a 19th-century hand, " / John Wyck. a fine + scarce drawing"; at lower center,"f2 ["f" in superscript followed by "2" in subscript]"; and at lower right, "Jwyck".

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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Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.


Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 228, repr.

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