Copy after Jan Wijnants

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Copy after Jan Wijnants
1631 or 2-1684
Landscape with a Rotting Tree Trunk and Stump, and Two Hunters Resting
Brush and gray, brown, and blue washes, on paper; traces of framing line in graphite at top edge.
10 x 12 1/2 inches (254 x 318 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 200
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, III, 200, repr.


Watermark: none visible through lining.
The drawing is a copy after Wijnants's signed and dated painting of 1668 in the Louvre, Paris (Inv. no. 1967). The identity of the 18th-century copyist is not known.

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

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