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A Battle at Sea

Object Details

Title:

A Battle at Sea

Artist/Maker:

Ludolf Backhuyzen (Dutch, 1631 - 1708)

Culture:

Dutch

Place:

Netherlands (Place Created)

Date:

1692

Medium:

Black chalk, gray ink and wash

Object Number:

2011.26

Dimensions:

11.9 × 17.7 cm (4 11/16 × 6 15/16 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
by 1848

Johannes Andreas Jolles, Dutch, 1771 - 1848 [sold, Jolles sale, De Vries, Amsterdam, November 27 -, 1848, lot 26, to Roos.]

1848

Roos
Source: Annotated auction catalog, RKD: De Vries, et al., Amsterdam. Catalogus van eene uitmuntende en zeer praaije verzameling [...]. November 27, 1848, p. 4.

1867

Herman de Kat, Dutch, 1784 - 1865 [sold, Kat sale, A.J. and Dirk A. Lamme, Rotterdam, March 4 -8, 1867, lot 24, to Heinrich Friedrich de la Motte-Fouquet.]

1867 - 1875

Heinrich Friedrich de la Motte-Fouquet, German, 1795 - 1874 (Cologne, Germany) [sold, De la Motte-Fouquet sale, J. M. Heberle, Cologne, May 26-, 1875, lot 60, to Rudolf Peltzer.]

1875 - 1914

Rudolf Peltzer, German, 1825 - 1910 [sold, Peltzer sale, H.G. Gutekunst, Stuttgart, May 13-14, 1914, lot 26.]

1932

Private Collection [sold, Gallery Hollstein & Puppel, Berlin, possibly April 28, 1932, lot 508.]

1988

Thomas Le Claire, sold to Jacobus A. Klaver, 1988.

1988-1994

Jacobus A. Klaver, Dutch, 1928 - 1997 [sold, Klaver sale, Sotheby's, Amsterdam, May 10, 1994, lot 93, to Dr. Igor Bier and Christl von Fabris auf Mayerhofen.]

1994 - 2011

Dr. Igor Bier and Christl von Fabris auf Mayerhofen, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2011.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Recent Acquisitions in Context (January 8 to February 24, 2013)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), January 8 to February 24, 2013
Masterful Likeness: Dutch Drawings of the Golden Age (July 24 to October 28, 2018)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), July 24 to October 28, 2018
Bibliography
Bibliography

De Vries, et al., Amsterdam. Catalogus van eene uitmuntende en zeer praaije verzameling […]. November 27 -, 1848, p. 4, lot 26.

A.J. and Dirk A. Lamme, Rotterdam. Catalogue de la Collection de Dessins Anciens et Modernes […]. March 4 -, 1867, p. 3, lot 24.

J. M. Heberle, Cologne. Katalog einer Auswahl vorzüglicher Kupferstiche, Holzschnitte, Zeichnungen [...]. May 26-, 1875, p. 6, lot 60.

H. G. Gutekunst, Stuttgart. Katalog wertvoller und seltener: Handzeighnungen von Meistern aller Schulen des 15.-19. Jahrhunderts […]. May 13-14, 1914, p. 4, lot 26.

Schapelhouman, Marijn and Peter Schatborn. Tekeningen van oude meesters: De verzameling Jacobus A. Klaver (Zwolle: Waanders Uitgevers, 1993), pp. 200-201, no. 94, ill.

Sotheby's, Amsterdam. The Jacobus A. Klaver Collection of Dutch Old Master Drawings. May 10, 1994, pp. 115-116, lot 93, ill.