Attributed to Lucas van Uden

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Attributed to Lucas van Uden
1595-1672
Woodland Path with Three Figures
Pen and gray-brown ink, graphite, and watercolor in green, gray-brown, pale red, and yellow, on vellum; framing line in black ink.
4 1/4 x 5 7/16 inches (108 x 137 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 239b
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Numbered on verso, "5110" (this number noted before the drawing was laid down in 1947).

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William Esdaile (Lugt 2617); possibly his sale, London, Christie's, 18-25 June 1840, one of fourteen drawings by Van Uden in lots 672-81; Charles Fairfax Murray, London (in his inventory as Van Uden); from whom purchased in 1910 by J. Pierpont Morgan (no mark; see Lugt 1509).
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. 161, no. 337, repr.

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Esdaile, William, 1758-1837, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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