Jacob de Wit

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Jacob de Wit
1695-1754
Head of Moses
Brush with black, gray, and red washes, on paper.
8 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches (220 x 165 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Diane Nixon.
1998.5
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Signed at upper right, in black watercolor, "J.dWit".
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Acquired from Arturo Cuellar, Zurich.
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The drawing is a preparatory study for the head of the central figure of Moses in the wall painting "Moses Selecting the Seventy Elders" in the Amsterdam Town Hall, now Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis op de Dam).

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