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Old Beggar Woman with a Gourd

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Provenance

Cabinet Brentano-Birckenstock (founded 1765 by Johannn-Melchior Birckenstock (1738-1809), Vienna and Frankfurt, Lugt 345); sold following the death in 1869 of Antonia, Birckenstock's only daughter, wife of Franz Brentano, Frankfurt, Prestel, 16 May 1870 and following days, lot 1352; bought by Marseille Holloway (died about 1910, London, Lugt 1875); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

A Beggar Woman with a Leather Bottle

about 1630

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 168; Hind 80 ii

Dimensions

Platemark: 10.3 x 4.7 cm (4 1/16 x 1 7/8 in.) Sheet: 10.4 x 4.8 cm ( 4 1/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P560

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