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The Cow Drinking

Nicolaes Claas Pietersz. Berchem (Dutch, 1620–1683)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 1, i; Hollstein 1, ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 28 x 37.6 cm (11 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8330

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

**Liphart’s notes attached to mat (behind image)

Inscription

In plate, l.l.: N Berchem f.1680
In grahite, verso, l.l.: 3763
In grahpite, verso, l.l.: B. 1 I

Signed

signed

Markings

Watermark evident
Verso, l.l.: Lugt 1309 (Henry F. Sewall, about 1895, New York)
Verso, l.r.: Lugt 1870 (Museum of Fine Arts, Harvey D. Parker Collection) and in black ink, 8330
Verso, l.r. : Lugt 1687 (Karl Eduard von Liphart, b. 1808 - d. 1891, Dorpat, Bonn, and Florence)

Provenance

K.E. von Liphart (1808-1891, Lugt 1651); Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York [Lugt 1309]; 1897, purchased through the Harvey D. Parker Fund [Lugt 1870] by the MFA. (Accession date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund