Interior with Draftsman, Title of Part Four, from "The Drawing Book" (Het Tekenboek) of Abraham Bloemaert

Frederick Bloemaert, Dutch, 1616 - 1690
after Abraham Bloemaert, Dutch, 1566 - 1651


about 1650-1656

Etching and engraving on laid paper

Plate: 8 3/16 × 6 1/2 in. (20.8 × 16.5 cm)

Sheet: 15 1/4 × 10 15/16 in. (38.7 × 27.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Reinier and Josua Ottens, Amsterdam, 1740


Place Made: Netherlands, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Abraham Bloemaert inventor.; inscribed, in plate, lower right: Fred. Bloemaert Sculpsit.; inscribed, in plate, lower center: [in banner] QUATRIEME PARTIE, / Contenant / Des Figures d'Academie d'Hommes et de Femmes. / N. Visscher excudit. Cum Privilegio Ordinum Hollandiae [ae in ligature] et Westfrisiae [ae in ligature]; inscribe, in plate, lower right, below image: No. [o in superscript] 96; Watermark, upper center: IV; Watermark lower center: P[indistinct] PATRIA [lion rampant with a sword and arrows; garden of Holland; seated maid of Dort (Dordecht) with hat on a spear]

Course History

History 42.01, Women's Gender, and Sexuality Studies 22.01, Gender & European Society, Patrick Meehan, Spring 2024

History 96.39, Saints and Relics, Cecilia Gaposchkin, Spring 2024

Italian 1.01, Introductory Italian I, Noemi Perego, Spring 2024

Italian 11.01, Intensive Italian, Floriana Ciniglia, Spring 2024

Italian 2.01, Introductory Italian II, Floriana Ciniglia, Spring 2024

Italian 3.01, Introductory Italian III, Tania Convertini, Spring 2024

Italian 3.02, Introductory Italian III, Giorgio Alberti, Spring 2024

Exhibition History

17th and 18th Century Prints, Art 46 Northern Baroque, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 13-April 23, 1978.

Living with Sculpture: Presence and Power in Europe, 1400–1750, Citrin Family Gallery and Engles Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 23, 2024–March 22, 2025.


R.E. Lewis, Inc., San Rafael, California; sold to present collection, 1965.

Catalogue Raisonne

M. Roethlisberger, Abraham Bloemaert and His Sons, 1993, pp. 405-406, no. T96.

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