Jacob Savery

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Jacob Savery
approximately 1545-1602
Landscape with a Castle
Pen and brown ink on paper.
6 3/16 x 8 3/4 inches (159 x 221 mm)
Purchased on the Baker Fund with the special assistance of Thomas Mellon Evans.
1985.101
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Signed, at lower left, in pen and brown ink, "J Savery".
Watermark: Quadruped in a circle (similar to Briquet 12989).

Provenance: 
Art market, U.S.A.; Charles de Tolnay; his widow, Baroness Anne Marie von König; sale, Amsterdam, Sotheby Mak van Waay, 18 November 1985, lot 8, repr.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 378.
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. 53, no. 86, repr.

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Associated names: 

De Tolnay, Charles, 1899-1981, former owner.
König, Anne Marie, Baroness von, former owner.

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