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The Corner of the Bulwark at Utrecht

Object Details

Title:

The Corner of the Bulwark at Utrecht

Artist/Maker:

Herman Saftleven the Younger (Dutch, 1609 - 1685)

Culture:

Dutch

Place:

Netherlands (Place Created)

Date:

1650s

Medium:

Black chalk and brown wash

Object Number:

2011.33

Dimensions:

10.8 × 15.4 cm (4 1/4 × 6 1/16 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
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Hendrikus Egbertus ten Cate, Dutch, 1868 - 1955

before 1991 - 1992

British Rail Pension Trustee Company, Ltd.
Source: acquired before its liquidation in 1991, according to the owner, but it is not recorded in the sale catalogues.

1992-1994

Private Collection [sold, Sotheby's, Amsterdam, November 15, 1994, lot 63, 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
Seventeenth Century Dutch Landscape Drawings (January 19 to March 7, 1982)
  • Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery (Austin), January 19 to March 7, 1982
The Northern Eye (1987)
  • Castle Museum (Norwich), 1987
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

Hannema, Dirk. Catalogue of the H. E. ten Cate Collection, 2 vols. (Rotterdam: Ad. Donker, 1955), p. 158, no. 287.

Seventeenth Century Dutch Landscape Drawings, exh. cat. (Austin: University of Texas, Austin, with the Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, 1982), p. 16, no. 14, ill.

Sotheby's, Amsterdam. Old Master Drawings including Property from the Collection of the late Mr. A. Schwarz. November 15, 1994, p. 50, lot 63, ill.