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Born in Haarlem in 1660, Cornelis Dusart became the closest follower of Adriaen van Ostade, the leading specialist in peasant scenes during the Golden Age of Dutch art. Indeed Dusart may have come into possession of the contents of Van Ostade's studio upon the latter's death in 1685. Dusart is...

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Inscription

Signed and dated in plate lower left: Corn. Dusart fe / 1685.

Provenance

Hill-Stone (New York); from whom purchased, 20 September 2006.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

1685

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 16 ii/III

Dimensions

Platemark: 27.1 x 34.8 cm (10 11/16 x 13 11/16 in.) Sheet: 28.7 x 36.1 cm (11 5/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1368

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

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