Some of the new acquisitions in the year 2009:

MUGHAL, door Farhad (c. 1620)
The Visit of Iskander (Alexander the Great) to eremites on an island
Gouache and gold on paper, mounted on an album sheet; 236 × 141 mm (mounting: 376 × 265 mm)
Signed in the upper part with gold in nasta’liq script: Farhad and Padshah Amir Khusrau
inv. no. 2009-T.23

Provenance: Prof. R.A. Dara, London (acquired in 1965); Sven Gahlin, London


The Master of the Egmont Albums (active 1575 – 1620)
The Virgin surrounded by six Apostles
Black chalk. Framing lines in pen and brown ink. – 274 × 370 mm
inv. no. 2009-T.4

Watermark: not identifiable

Provenance: P. & D. Colnaghi, London, in 1977; anonymous sale, New York, Sotheby, 16 January 1987, no. 17; collection Neil & Sharon Phillips, Montpelier Station (USA, Virginia); by heritage to Estate of Sharon Phillips; in 2007 by David Tunick, Inc. New York

Bibliography: Gallery P. & D. Colnaghi, London, Old Master and 19th Century Drawings: Stock Catalogue, November 1977, no. 27; N. Dacos, ‘Le maître des albums Egmont: Dirck Hendricksz Centen’, Oud Holland, vol. civ/2 (1990), pp. 49-68, p. 54-56, ill. 8


Cornelis I SCHUT (Antwerp 1597 - 1655 Antwerp)
Saint Catharina in Purgatory
Pen and black ink, brown and black wash, heightened with grey, beige and white gouache; framing lines in pen and brown ink; laid down. – 483 × 396 mm
Verso, above, an annotation in pencil: Rubens|Sainte Catherine visitant les âmes|du purgatoire|de la Collection de M. Bourlat de Montredon (?); underneath, in another hand, two illegible lines in French
inv. no. 2009-T.2

Watermark: not identifiable


Charley TOOROP (Katwijk 1891 – 1955 Bergen [nl])
Selfportrait, 1943
Black chalk. – 480 × 400 mm
Signed and dated below left in charcoal: C. Toorop|1943
inv. no. 2009-T.30

Provenance: K. Groet, Warmenhuizen; Joke Boom-Groet, Heelweg

Exhibition: Paris, Institut Néerlandais, Hôtel Turgot, no. 12

Bibliography: M. Bosma, Charley Toorop. Dessins, Lettres, cat. exh., Paris, Institut Néerlandais, Hôtel Turgot, 2009, cat. no. 12, ill.

 
James A. McNeill WHISTLER (Lowell 1834 – 1903 Londen)
The Riva. Nr 1, 1880
Etching and dry point, printed in brown ink on thin laid paper. – 209 × 301 mm
Signed in pencil with the butterfly in the lower margin
inv. no. 2009-P.6

Provenance: B. Bernard MacGeorge, Glasgow († 1924) (Lugt 394 & Suppl.); J.H. Wrenn (1841-1911), Chicago (Lugt 1475)