Jacob Jordaens the Elder
Flemish, 1593 - 1678

The Annunciation
Black and red chalk, and brush, pen, and ink on cream laid paper
Gift of Katrine Ames, class of 1969, in memory of her parents, Anna Rebecca Gerhard Ames, class of 1928, and Winslow Ames
Period: 17th c
Classification: Drawing
Dimensions: Sheet: 8 1/2 × 6 1/2 in. (21.6 × 16.5 cm) Matted: 22 × 16 in. (55.9 × 40.6 cm)
Provenance v
Reverend Sir Gilbert Lewis, (1808-1883). Sir Henry Duff-Gordon, Hampton Court, Kingston, Herefordshire; Sotheby's, London, 19 February 1936, part of lot 102. Mrs. Aymonier, Paris, 1946. Prof. and Mrs. Winslow Ames, Saunderstown, Rhode Isalnd.
Published References v
R.A. d'Hulst, Jordaens drawings, London and New York, 1974 (Mondographs of the National Centrum voor deplastische kunsten van de XVIde en XVIIde eeuw), vol. I, no. A256, vol III pl. 272; A. M. Logan, Flemish drawings in the age of Rubens. Selected works form American collections, exhib. cat., Wellesley, Davis Musuem and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, and Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art, 1993-1994, no. 33, ill. (as in the collection of Gary and Millicent Adamson, Saint Louis, Missouri).
Exhibition History v
Providence (Rhode Island), Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Drawings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Winslow Ames, 1965, no 50; Antwerp, Rubenshuis and Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-Van Beuningen, Tekeningen van Jacob Joardesn, 1593-1678, 1966-1967. mo. 98, ill. (catalogue by R. d'Hulst); Poughkeepsie, NY, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, "Master Class: Northern European Art 1500-1700 from the Permanent Collection," April 27-September 2, 2018..
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