5372 - 5561 PRINTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS AND PAINTINGS
- A few small scratches.
= Provenance the estate of Jan Veth and heirs.
- Paper browned; vertical central fold.
AND 1 other drawing attributed to the same, showing a man or a boy standing.
- Yellowed and sl. foxed. = Nice, skilful drawing. Nothing could be traced on the artist.
= With interesting contemp. annot. on verso reading: "Het Dorp Abcoude na 't Leven getekend, het geheele Landschap door Jacobus Kops Goedschalksz en de Schepen Schuiten Water en Lugt, door Hendrik Kobel Junior. Anno 1772". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCI.
- Signature sl. vague. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCI.
- Needs cleaning. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCII.
- Partly yellowed.
- Browned and sl. duststained; laid down.
= Laufberger travelled extensively in the Austrian empire, especially along the Danube (Bulgaria and Rumania) from 1855 onwards, to create printed views in commission for the Austrian Lloyd.
= With attribution to Lingelbach in pencil on verso.
- Foxed; sl. yellowed; upper edge mounted on paper.
- Album worn: contents loosening. Lacks backstrip.
= Nice and varied collection of drawings, incl. town views (i.a. London, Fenchurch Street), landscape views, scenes w. animals (particularly horses, i.a. a group of monkeys dressed up as jockeys titled "La Course des Singes (Hippodrome Paris)"), people in traditional dress and caricatural/ humorous scenes (i.a. inebriated people in a horse drawn carriage ("Weg van Utrecht naar Zeist op Pinxter maandag")).
- Both browned; 1x waterstained.
- Sl. foxed in blank margins, a few foxed specks in image.
= Nice drawing showing the abbey of Binderen near Helmond, a convent for aristocratic women established in the 13th century. In the 18th century it became a secular country estate and thus it is shown on the drawing. The view from the street which Van der Mandere (about whom no information could be found) also drew, can be found in the Brabant Collection in Tilburg.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCV.
- Sl. yellowed. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCII.
- Cut just outside the borderline; sm. scratched/ thin paper spots near edges; remargined.
= Provenance: Unicorno collection. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCIII.
- Two drawings margins strengthened on verso and w. a few sm. (closed) tears.
= One drawing w. size bar titled "Voet maat van de Surinamsch Water Moole". Various types of mills, incl. watermills did exist in Surinam until the late 19th century. Probably the work of Hendrik Charles van Haeften (Paramaribo, 1783 - Amsterdam, 1839).
- Laid down on mount; a few scratches and rubbed spots.
= Nice, sl. naive drawing. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCIII.