Attributed to Frans Snyders

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Attributed to Frans Snyders
1579-1657
Snarling Dog Poised on His Hind Legs
Black chalk, with some white chalk, on gray-brown paper; framing line in black chalk.
13 3/16 x 12 1/16 inches (335 x 307 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Fellows.
1961.9

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Inscribed on verso, in graphite, "N. 48".

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Acquired from R.M. Light and Co. (dealer), Boston.
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. 158, no. 330 repr.
Adams, Frederick B., Jr., comp. Eleventh Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1961. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1961, p. 83-85, repr. (Flemish School, 17th century).
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 144 (Flemish School).

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Watermark: fragment with cross above letters.
Formerly attributed to Anonymous, Flemish School, 17th century.

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Anonymous, Flemish School, 17th cent., Formerly attributed to.

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