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Cornelis Dusart (Haarlem 1660-1704 Haarlem)

The drunken couple

signed and dated ‘Corn. dusart f./ 1685.’ (in the plate) and with graphite inscriptions ‘POY- CMN’ and ‘133’ ('verso')
etching, 1685
13 x 10.9 cm (plate); 14.1 x 11.7 cm (sheet)
Bartsch 7; Dutuit 7; Hollstein 7 [1], only state, a good, strong impression with some occasional light wiping marks, a strong platemark and circa 3-5 mm margins, there is some discolouration to the paper and there are strips of paper fixed to the edges of the verso, there are some paper remnants on the verso, the sheet is in generally very good and untreated condition

Jules Gerbeau (Lugt 1165, Montargis and Paris (1833-1906).
Albert Pieter van den Briel (Lugt 407a), Utrecht (1881-1971), possibly by descent to;
J.P. van den Briel (not in Lugt).

[1] F.W.H. Hollstein, 'Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts. ca. 1450-1700. Volume VI. Douffet-Floris', Amsterdam, 1952, p. 50.

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