Attributed to Lambert Doomer (Amsterdam 1624-1700)
A resting goat
with inscription 'N. Berchem' (on the old mount)
pen and brown ink, brown wash heightened with white, partial red framing lines
423 x 678 in. (11.7 x 17.3 cm)

Professor Michael Jaffé, and by inheritance to the present owners.
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Apparently by the same hand as a drawing of the same size (12.1 x 17.5 cm), also showing a goat, sold at Sotheby's, New York, 21 January 2003, lot 143. They both relate to a group of four head studies of goats, of which one is in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, another in the Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich and two in the Albertina, Vienna (W. Sumowski, Drawings of the Rembrandt School, New York, 1979, II, nos. 377-380, ill.).

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