Some of the new acquisitions in the year 2011:

Louis-Gabriel-Eugène ISABEY(Paris 1803 – 1886 Paris)
View of the fort de Bertheaume, 1850
Oil on paper, laid down on canvas. – 30,3 × 63,3 cm
Stamp of the sale of Isabey’s estate, below right (on the recto); below left an ancient label with number: 69
inv. 2011-S.1

Provenance: studio of the artist; sale Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 30-31 March 1887, n° 69; Galerie Talabardon & Gautier, Paris

Exhibition: Paris, Galerie Talabardon & Gautier, 2011, n° 16; Paris, Institut Néerlandais, Un Univers intime, Tableaux de la Collection Frits Lugt, 2012, n° 104; Paris, Musée du Louvre, Eugène Isabey (1803-1886). Par les ruelles et par les grèves, 2012 (not in catalogue)

Bibliography: Pierre Miquel, Eugène Isabey (1803-1886): La Marine au xixe siècle, 2 vol., Maurs-La-Jolie, 1980, ii, p. 126, n° 441; L. Gallo, in Le XIXe siècle, cat. exh. Paris, Galerie Talabardon & Gautier, 2011, n° 16

 
Achille-Etna MICHALLON (Paris 1796 – 1822 Paris)
View of Santa Scolastica at Subiaco, 1818
Oil on paper, laid down on canvas. – 43,5 × 29,3 cm
At the back of the painting an ancient label with the printed inscription: vte de l’espine.; upper left, a label with the handwritten number: n° 106.
inv. 2011-S.18

Provenance: probably sale of the artist’s estate, Paris, 26-28 December 1822, part of n° 406 bis? (to A.-E. de L’Espine?); vicomte Alexandre-Émile de L’Espine (1799-1865); Galerie Talabardon & Gautier, Paris

Exhibition: Paris, Galerie Talabardon & Gautier, 2011, n° 9; Paris, Institut Néerlandais, Un Univers intime, Tableaux de la Collection Frits Lugt, 2012, n° 98

Bibliography: Luigi Gallo, in Le XIX e siècle, cat. exh. Paris, Galerie Talabardon & Gautier, 2011, n° 9, ill.; G. Luijten, ‘Recent acquisitions (2008-12) at the Fondation Custodia, Frits Lugt Collection, Paris’, The Burlington Magazine, cliv (Feb. 2012), pp. 157-168, p. 165, fig. xxvii

 
Cornelis I SCHUT (Antwerp 1597 - 1655 Antwerp)
Adoration of the Shepherds
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, over a sketch in red chalk. – 407 x 273 mm (irregular borders)
At the back, upper right, in pencil: I.25; the back of the drawing partially blackened with black chalk for transfer
inv. 2011-T.10

Watermark: shield with crown (and moon crescent ?) (close to Heawood 1127-1128, respectively Florence c. 1647 and Rome 1654)

Provenance: private collection, South of France; sale Paris, Hôtel Drouot (Millon & Associés/De Bayser), 8 December 2010, part of n° 50 (ill.)

Bibliography: G. Luijten, ‘Recent acquisitions (2008-12) at the Fondation Custodia, Frits Lugt Collection, Paris’, The Burlington Magazine, cliv (Feb. 2012), pp. 157-168, p. 162, fig. xvii

 
Jan I VERMEER van HAARLEM (Haarlem 1628 – 1691 Haarlem)
Wooded Road with an Inn
Black chalk and grey wash; framing lines in pen and brown ink. – 176 × 265 mm
inv. 2011-T.38

Watermark: Pascal Lamb in a crowned shield (close to n° 648-660; Angoumois, used in the Netherlands around 1649; see also Heawood n° 2842, 2843)

 
 
REMBRANDT Harmensz. VAN RIJN (Leiden 1606 – 1669 Amsterdam)
The Circumcision, c. 1626, 2nd state
Etching. – 213 x 166 mm
Signed in the plate, below left: Rembrandt fecit; below right: I.P. Berenrech.ex.; at lower left of verso, the collector’s mark of Friedrich Koch (Lugt 1020); annotation in pencil: fh (Lugt 1019)
inv. 2011-P.44

Watermark: Arms of Bern (Hinterding, vol. 3, p. 106, D-a)

Provenance: Friedrich Koch (1771-1832), Mannheim (Lugt 1019 and 1020); private collection Aachen; kunsthandel Helmut H. Rumbler, Frankfurt-am-Main

Bibliography: Rovinski 7II; Seidlitz 398 II; White/Boon 398II; Björklund/Barnard 26-2II