A Fleet of Battle Ships

Unidentified artist, Dutch, 17th century (Dutch), Formerly attributed to Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (Spanish, 1617–1682)


Dimensions

Sheet: 12.4 x 42.2 cm (4 7/8 x 16 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4260

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Pen and brown ink l.r. [not by artist]: "Barthme Murillo [fecit?]"; red chalk verso of mount "5"; blue chalk "6 [or 9?]"; graphite "An Action between Spanish and Dutch Ships / D27925 / 9 / 14[crossed out]"

Provenance

[Ceán Bermúdez; Lefort (per Jonathan Brown--see publications); Sir Bruce S. Ingram (1877-1963; see Lugt 1405a); P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd.; Joseph F. McCrindle; to Estate of Joseph F. McCrindle; by whom given to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Joseph F. McCrindle Collection