Jacob Matham

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Jacob Matham
1571-1631
St. Philip
ca. 1607
Pen and brown ink and wash, over black chalk and, in background, red chalk, on paper; framing line in brown ink.
9 7/16 x 6 1/2 inches (240 x 165 mm)
Gift of Dr. Hans G. Hesslein.
1974.64

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Numbered below design area, in red chalk, "76A". Inscribed on verso, at lower center, in an old hand, in brown ink, "Crispin da Pass"; dealers' codes, in graphite, "LV EOO" and "R 4006"; at center, in same hand as on recto, in red chalk, "76A".

Provenance: 
H.C. Levis (Lugt 565); Hans G. Hesslein (1903-1979), Chappaqua, N.Y.
Bibliography: 

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. 84, no. 84, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 175 (attributed to Crispin de Passe the Elder)

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Watermark: none.
Formerly attributed to Crispijn van de Passe the Elder, Arnemuiden 1564-1637 Utrecht.

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Passe, Crispijn van de, approximately 1565-1637, Formerly attributed to.
Levis, Howard Coppuck, former owner.
Hesslein, Hans G., 1903-1979, former owner.

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