Joachim Wtewael

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Joachim Wtewael
Lot and His Daughters: Genesis 19: 30-38
Pen and brown ink, gray wash, with white opaque watercolor, on brown paper; framing line in black ink.
8 5/16 x 12 7/16 inches (211 x 316 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Fellows.

Watermark: none visible through lining.

Marquis de Lagoy, Aix-en-Provence (Lugt 1710); his sale, Paris Bonnefons de Lavaille..., 17-19 April 1834, possibly one of two in lot 159 (Abraham Bloemaert: Loth et ses filles: à la plume, lavés et rehaussés de banc"); acquired from P. & D. Colnaghi, London (their no. D25075 on verso).
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Lagoy, Jean-Baptiste de Meryan, marquis de, 1764-1829, former owner.


Stampfle, Felice, with the assistance of Ruth S. Kraemer and Jane Shoaf Turner. Netherlandish Drawings of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries and Flemish Drawings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1991, p. 114, no. 253.
Adams, Frederick B., Jr., comp. Twelfth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1962. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1963, p. 74-75.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 178.

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