Netherlandish School

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Netherlandish School
16th century
Landscape with Mountains and a Harbor Town
Pen and brown ink and wash, with some corrections or additions in red chalk at left, on paper.
7 5/8 x 11 13/16 inches (193 x 300 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.

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Inscribed on verso, at lower center, in brown ink: "P.O. nọ ["o" superscript] 72"; above, in a modern hand, in pencil, "Lodewyck Toeput / called Pozzoserrato".

Unidentified Italian collector (formerly associated with the so-called Borghese albums), probably a sixteenth-century Venetian, now tentatively identified as Zaccaria Sagredo (Lugt S. 2103a); Dr. Max A. Goldstein (according to Scholz records; no mark; see Lugt 2824); Julius Weitzner (dealer), New York; János Scholz (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).

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. 63, no. 109 (repr.).
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 310.


Watermark: none.

Associated names: 

Pozzoserrato, Ludovico, approximately 1550-approximately 1604, Formerly attributed to.
Sagredo, Zaccaria, fl. 16th cent., former owner.
Goldstein, Max A. (Max Aaron), 1870-1941, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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