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Adoration of the Shepherds

Artist:
After Jacob Jordaens (Flemish, Antwerp 1593–1678 Antwerp)
Date:
17th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk. Framing lines in pen and black ink.
Dimensions:
9 13/16 x 8 3/16 in. (24.9 x 20.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
66.53.7
Not on view
Inscription: Verso, center, in graphite: Jordaens
Verso, bottom center, in graphite, an illegible inscription, partially obscured by the mount.
Verso, lower right, in graphite: 66.53.7
Mount, lower right, in graphite: D 288950 (erased)

Marking: Lower left: collector's mark of Sir Thomas Lawrence (Lugt 2445)
Verso, lower left: MMA stamp
Sir Thomas Lawrence (British, Bristol 1769–1830 London); Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Michael Jaffé Jacob Jordaens 1593-1678. Exh. cat. Ottawa, 1968-1969, cat. no. 137, fig. no. 137, pp. 154, 327, ill.

Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann "Jacob Jordaens at the National Gallery of Canada." in Master Drawings. Master Drawings Association, Inc., vol. 7, New York, 1969, p. 176.

Roger-A. d'Hulst Jordaens Drawings. London-New York, 1974, cat. no. C2, fig. no. 479, p. 500, ill.



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