Prints and Drawings
Artist: Nicolaes Berchem the elder, Dutch, 1620–1683
After: Claes Cornelisz Moeyaert, Flemish, 1592–1655

The Calling of Saint Matthew

ca. 1639

Black and white chalk on blue paper

Sheet: 19.8 x 26.4 cm (7 13/16 x 10 3/8in.); Framed: 39.37 x 52.07 cm (15 1/2 x 20 1/2in.)
Egmont Collection, Yale Library Transfer
1961.64.77
Culture: 
Dutch
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Peter Sylvester (L. 2108, 2877); Percival, Graves; Hoe; Yale Univ. Library (anonymous donor 1957)

Bibliography: 

Suzanne Boorsch and John J. Marciari, Master Drawings from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 155–56, no. 49, ill.

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