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Reinier Olivier van Sonhoven

1613
Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, 1571–1631)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 400; Widerkehr (New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish) 257

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.7 × 15.1 cm (8 1/8 × 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

P7307

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in oval frame surrounding portrait: REINIER OLIVIER VAN SONHOVEN; above sitter's head: Ætatis suæ 31.; in cartouche below engraved frome: Laet bloeien den Olivier.; date of engraving below inscription in cartouche: Anno 1613

Signed

Signed in plate, lower left: Iac Matham; lower right: fecit

Markings

Watermark (not identified); verso, collector's stamp in black ink: JBJ [John Burleigh James; Lugt 1425]; collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry Foster Sewall, Lugt 1309]; faded MFA Parker stamp (Lugt 1870), with accession number in black ink: 7307

Provenance

Before 1877, Reverend John Burleigh James (b. 1811 - d. 1891), Knowbury Park, Shropshire; March 19 and following days, 1877, his sale, Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, London, lot 3192 (1 of 3 prints); probably purchased from that sale in 1877 by Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund