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Maker(s):Sorgh, Hendrik Martensz.
Culture:Dutch (1609/11-1670)
Title:A Seated Man Smoking a Clay Pipe
Date Made:ca. 1640
Materials:Black chalk and brown wash on vellum
Place Made:Europe; Netherlands
Measurements:Mat: 20 in x 16 in; 50.8 cm x 40.6 cm; Sheet/Image: 7 1/4 in x 5 9/16 in; 18.4 cm x 14.1 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE:recto, upp. r. (graphite): Jan Martensz Sorgh
Accession Number:  MH 2013.13
Credit Line:Purchase with the Jean C. Harris Acquisition Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Figure of a young man seated on a three-legged stool, his left leg crossed over the knee of his right, holding a pipe in his right hand, and looking out at the viewer; to the right of the composition is a small rustic table with a lidded stoneware bottle and an eathenware brazier.

portraits; men; smoking; sitting

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