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The Moving Herd

Gerrit Claesz Blecker (Netherlandish, flourished 1628–1656)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 8, Hollstein 8

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.3 x 23.7 cm (6 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8174

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In brown ink, verso, l.l.: illegible letters
In graphite, verso, l.l.: Bartsch 8 25 f
In graphite, verso, b.c.: G Bleker f
In graphite, verso, l.r.: B 8

Signed

not signed

Markings

Verso, l.c.: Lugt 1870 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Harvey D. Parker Collection), and in black ink: 8174
Verso, l.c.: Lugt 1309 (Henry F. Sewall, about 1895, New York)
Verso, l.r.: unidentified collector's mark (W. D. in blue ink)

Provenance

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