Gerrit Adriaensz. Berckheyde

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Gerrit Adriaensz. Berckheyde
1638-1698
A Woman Seated Beside a Barrel
Red chalk on paper; framing line in black chalk.
8 3/8 x 7 1/8 inches (213 x 182 mm)
Purchased on the Lois and Walter Baker Fund
1996.3
Inscription: 
Inscribed on the verso, at lower center, with dealer's code, in graphite, "96/L7777" ("L" is uppercase Greek lamda).
Provenance: 
Mr. and Mrs. R. Gordon, Brookline, MA; acquired from Thomas Le Claire, Hamburg.
Bibliography: 

Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 27.

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Watermark: none.
The drawing is a study for the artist's painting "Oriental Market Hall", which was on the Munich art market in 1971.

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