Circle of Anthony van Dyck

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Circle of Anthony van Dyck
1599-1641
Wooded Landscape. Verso: Tree Trunks
Watercolor in green, brown, ochre and black, with of with white opaque watercolor, on blue paper; verso: slight sketch in black chalk.
7 x 10 1/8 inches (177 x 256 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 245

 

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Inscribed at lower left, in brown ink, "A. Vandyck"; at lower right, in a different hand, in brown ink, "AV.D"; on verso, in graphite, "120"; below, "IX".

Provenance: 
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.
Bibliography: 

Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 245.
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. 126, no. 275, repr.

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Watermark: none.

Associated names: 

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

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