Hans Bol

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Hans Bol
Jepthah Returning Victorious after the Battle against the Ammonites (Judges 11:29-33)
Pen and brown ink and wash, on paper.
7 1/2 x 11 1/8 inches (191 x 283 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 141b

Signed and dated at upper center, "Hans Bol/1571". Inscribed on verso, in brown ink, "No 47 [o superscript]"; on mount, "RPR/Hans Bol".
Watermark: Rosary chain, large fragment.

Robert Prioleau Roupell (Lugt 2234); his sale, Christie's, 12 July 1887, lot 883 (with lots 881-82 to Hecht for £1.10.0); P.H. (Lugt 2084); 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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Roupell, Robert Prioleau, 1798-1886, former owner.
Hecht, former owner.
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.
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. 21, no. 38, repr.

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