5042 - 5199 PRINTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS AND PAINTINGS
= Charming, naive drawing.
- Sl. darkened/ dustsoiled in blank margins; lower outer blank corner dam.
= Fine and very detailed preparatory drawing for a lithograph, the lithograph itself also supplied (caption "Stijgerboot" below image, lithogr. H.J. Backer).
- Browned. = In the style of Theophile de Bock.
AND 3 other drawings.
- Sky area browned. = Vivid scene.
= Attribution on mount and verso to "J. Bosboom, ±1838".
AND a landscape etching after A. BLOEMAERT.
- Paper yellowed and sl. soiled; sm. tear in upper right corner.
= This gate was demolished by Stalin in 1931 to make room for heavy vehicles. In 1995 the gate was rebuilt in its original state.
- Some (sm.) tears and surface dam. in left and right ±5 cm. margins of image; sm. portion of lower right corner lacking; upper and lower outer margins w. a few sm. defects.
= Nice view of a line of prominent houses on the Zaan, some in the style typical of the Zaan region, flanking what is most probably the still existing and working 'Oude Sluis', a 'zaansluis' or Zaan lock. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVII.
- Ink on verso sl. shining through on recto; partly yellowed. = Nice ice-skating scene.
- Edges sl. frayed; pinholes in corners; paper browned.
AND 5 other drawings, i.a. of a female nude, i.a. by H. VAN DE VELDE (1896-1969).
- Some sl. foxing; 4 pieces w. waterstain in blank margin (1x touching image).
= Nice drawings in typical boudoir style. "Cupid's Captive", "A Duck's Egg", "Hatched", "The Fan", "Ma Marraine" and "Lolotte!"
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVIII.
- Sl. browned/ foxed; closed tear in upper right blank corner.
= Nice, sl. naive drawing. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVIII.
- Paper browned and chipped in corners and upper and lower edge.
= Probably a study for a watercolour and/ or woodengraving. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXIX.
- Grisaille needs cleaning and has some craquelures. Frame of mirror some dam./ chipped spots.
= Otto de Boer, Frisian painter, travelled through Germany, France and Italy between 1824-1827. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVI.
- Both yellowed/ browned.