Adriaen van de Velde

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Adriaen van de Velde
Mounted Herdswoman and another Figure on Foot with a Cow, Sheep, and a Panniered Donkey on the Road, with a Wagon in the Distance
Pen and gray-brown ink, gray and some brown wash, on paper.
6 5/16 x 9 1/16 inches (160 x 230 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 152b
Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.

Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 152b.
Stampfle, Felice. Rubens and Rembrandt in Their Century : Flemish and Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century from The Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1979, under no. 124.


Watermark: none visible through lining.
The drawing is related to a signed and dated modello of 1671 in the Albertina, Vienna (Inv. no. 10 145). If a painting of the composition was ever executed, it has been lost or remains unrecorded.

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

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