Jacob Jordaens

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Jacob Jordaens
1593-1678.
Mercury Standing, Seen from Behind
ca. 1620
Red and black chalk, brown wash, red watercolor, and white and brown opaque watercolor.
18 1/4 x 11 1/8 inches (464 x 283 mm)
Partial Gift of Clement C. Moore II and partial purchase on the Acquisitions Fund.
2019.103
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Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 4 May 1933, lot 87; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 4 Feburary 1972; Galerie Claude Aubry, Paris, 1974, cat. 57; Jacques Petit-Hory, Paris (1929-1992), by 1978; Hôtel Drouot, Audap-Godeau-Solanet, 26 June 1987, lot 123; Christie's, Amsterdam, 25 November 1992, lot 542; Tajan, Paris, 7 April 1995, lot 94; collection of Bert Quadvlieg, The Netherlands; his sale, Hampel, Munich, 4 December 2009, lot 25.
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