Pen and black ink, with black chalk and touches of black crayon, on cream Japanese paper
Inscribed recto, lower right, in ink (or possibly in graphite): "Corn: dúsart, fe,/1695." (rn in Corn with line over them)
177 × 115 mm
Margaret Day Blake Memorial Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Shelley Perlove and George S. Keyes (editors), Seventeenth-Century European Drawings in Midwestern Collections (University of Notre Dame Press, 2014), pp. 117, no. 56, 114, 115 (ill.).
Charles Dumas, De Rotterdamse landschapstekenaar Gerard van Rossum (1699-1772) (The Hague, 2015), pp. 255-56 (ill. On p. 256).
Poughkeepsie, New York, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, “Time and Transformation in Dutch Art of the Seventeenth Century,” April 8-June 19, 2005; traveled to Sarasota, Fla., John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, August 20–October 30, 2005.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Rubens, Rembrandt, and Drawing in the Golden Age”, September 28, 2019 - January 5, 2020, pp. 146-47, 149 (ill.), 294, 323 cat. 47, cat. by Victoria Sancho Lobis, et. al.
Gerard van Rossum (1699–1772), Rotterdam; sold, Amsterdam, Feb. 8, 1773 and days following, lot 199 (sold together with lot 200), to Yver. Jan Tak; sold, Haarlem, Oct. 10-11, 1780, kb D, lot 274, Fouquet. Joannes Baptista Fratacolla; sold, Amsterdam, Apr. 26, 1813, kb A, lot 12, to Gruyter. Jhr. Mr. J. A. Repelaer; sold, The Hague, Nov. 7-8 1967, lot 137. John Nicholas Streep, New York, 1968. Gebr. Douwes Fine Art, Amsterdam, no. 224. Maida and George Abrams, Boston; sold through Robert M. Light, Boston, to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1972.
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