Antoon Overlaet

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Antoon Overlaet
1720-1774
Fishing Weyschuit near the Shore Unloading Its Catch
1771
Pen and brown ink over black chalk on laid paper; design inscribed in a circle.
sheet: 3 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches (96 x 88 mm); design area: 3 3/8 inches (85 mm), diameter
Gift of Hall Park McCullough.
1958.12:1
Inscription: 

Signed and dated, below design, at center, "A. Overlaet ft[t superscript] : Antv. 1771". Numbered on verso, in graphite, 6686 1 [1 underneath the 6686], [encircled] / 2-11-28 / Ky".

Provenance: 
Wilhelm König, Vienna (Lugt S. 2653b); Bishop Johann Török (b. 1890); his sale, New York, American Art Galleries, 7-8 November 1928, one of two (with acc. no. 1958.12:2) in lot 681; Hall Park McCullough, New York.
Bibliography: 

Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 142.
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. 165, no. 346 repr.

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Watermark: none.

Associated names: 

König, Wilhelm, former owner.
Török, Johann, Bishop, -1892, former owner.
McCullough, Hall Park, 1872-1966, former owner.

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