Jacob Jordaens

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Jacob Jordaens
1593-1678
Kent u selven (Allegory of Vanity)
ca. 1650
Black chalk, watercolor, white opaque watercolor, pen and brown ink and wash, inscribed with stylus or transfer on laid paper, adhered on decorative mount.
9 11/16 x 10 15/16 inches (246 x 277 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 237

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Inscribed on old blue mount at lower right, in brown ink, "Jordaens", and in graphite, "120"; at upper left, in graphite, "1543". On verso of old mount, at lower right, in three different hands, in graphite, "A true Drawing. W / very fine. M / Do Ph"; below, in another hand, in graphite, "Jordaens from Calonnes Sale / 3. 13. 6"; above, in Farifax Murray's hand, in graphite, "Engraved-the print is / with Plantin Moretus / No. 13" at upper right, in graphite, "44".
Provenance: 
James Hazard (no mark; see Lugt 1322); his sale, Brussels, t'Sas, 15 April 1789, lot 82; Charles Alexandre de Calonne; his sale, London, Skinner & Dyke, 23-28 March 1795, probably lot 41 ("Two by Van Dyck and Jordaens") or lot 42 ("One Ditto, by Jordaens,
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