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Two Men Seated near the Water

mid 17th century
Herman van Swanevelt (Netherlandish, about 1600–1655)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 21; Hollstein 83, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 5.4 x 7.9 cm (2 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.) Platemark: 4.7 x 7.2 cm (1 7/8 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8048

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom right, in pencil, the mark of van Puten, Paris (died c. 1829)(Lugt 2058); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, left, stamped in violet ink (almost completely faded), the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870); verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282a)

Provenance

van Puten, Paris (died c. 1829)(Lugt 2058); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund