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The Shell (Conus Marmoreus)
The Shell (Conus Marmoreus)
Date:
1650
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching, Drypoint And Engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 97 x 132 mm (3 13/16 x 5 3/16 in.); Sheet: 113 x 146 mm (4 7/16 x 5 3/4 in.); Frame: 432 x 495 x 51 mm (17 x 19 1/2 x 2 in.) framed
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance : (From the Artemis and Sotheby catalogue of the Joseph R. Ritman collection , publ. [1995):
Baron Jan Verstolk van Soelen, his sale, Amsterdam (J. de Vries, A. Brondegeest, C.F. Roos), 26 October 1847 ff., lot 405;
James Reiss (collector's stamp in purple LR on verso, L. 1522), his sale, London (Christie's), 6-10 May 1910, lot 577 (described as from the Verstolk collection);
Rudolf Busch (L. 2190, not stamped) , his sale, Frankfurt (C. G. Boerner, Jos. Baer & Co., J. Lang), 3 May 1921, lot 167, cat. pl. XIII;
Joseph R. Ritman, Amsterdam, sold from his collection by C. G. Boerner/Artemis, London and New York, 1997;

Accession Number:
1997.42
Acquisition Date:
1997-06-27
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, gift of Dr. T. Edward and Tullah Hanley by exchange, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund and Anonymous Bequest

Exhibition History:

CPLH, The First Fifty Years, Celebrating the AFGA, 1948 - 1998, 18 April - 5 July 1998.

CPLH, From Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A Decade of Collecting Works on Paper, 23 June - 2 Oct 2007.

de Young, Rembrandt's Century, 26 Jan - 2 June 2013.

The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM, Sept 19, 1999 - Jan 2, 2000.

sea shell