5372 - 5561 PRINTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS AND PAINTINGS
- Some soiling (mainly) to upper edge, trifle yellowed.
= Attribution to C. Pronk on the mount. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVI.
- Tipped onto mount at left margin (glue vaguely visible on recto).
= Attractive view of an unidentified castle. Attribution to C. Pronk on mount and attribution to [C.?] de Haan on verso of drawing.
- Tipped onto mount along outer left margin. Very vague fold in the sky. Otherwise fine.
= Attractive drawing. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVI.
- Both trimmed to/ just inside the borderline; yellowed; partly frayed along extremities.
= Provenance: Unicorno collection. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVII.
- A few yellowed spots. = Provenance: Unicorno collection.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVII.
- Sl. soiled. = On verso a sketch or sketches of ships at sea.
- Trifle yellowed; brown stains in centre. = Provencance: Unicorno collection.
Idem. (Dutch castle). Drawing, pen and (washed) black ink, 19x27,5 cm., tipped to mount (sm. hole in centre). - AND 6 other prints/ drawings of castles.
- Mounted; yellowed; trifle foxed; some surface dam. in upper left corner.
= Marine painter Pieter Arnout Dijxhoorn was a student of M. Schouman and J.C. Schotel.
- Stained/ browned (mainly along margins; one drawing worse in lower left corner); pieces of paper and tape on verso shining through on recto.
Anonymous (early 20th cent.). "S.S. Iddesleigh". "S.S. Cambrian King 1917". Two drawings, gouache on paper, 41,5x59,5 and 41,5x69 cm., titled and 1x "Venice 1912".
- Both waterst. (mainly in margins); frayed; 1x w. rubbed/ dam. spots and sm. holes.
- Waterst. and scratched spots to the surface in upper left corner; sl. foxed.
- Yellowed; verso remnants of former mounting. = Artist's name supplied in pen and ink on verso.
= Cf. F.M. 6821. Interesting trompe l'oeil of a design for a commemorative marble slab (to be placed in the quad of the Burgerweeshuis voor Jongens where the orphan Van Speyk was raised) with the following manuscript text on the mount below the trompe l'oeil: "Proef Exemplaar met de penseel gewassen. Offer aan het Vaderland." and "F. Sigault Ch's Zn firma C. Sigault & Zoon. ten behoeve van de Verminkten enz: Ao. 1832". Manuscript text above the trompe l'oeil reads: "Tot Ultimo December 1831. uitgegeven ten behoeve van de Verdedigers van het Vaderland". C. Sigault & Zoon possibly was the firm that would sculpt the slab (they executed his tombstone in the Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam). Laid down on mount (underneath the drawing) is the orig. lottery ticket of the auction held for the benefit of the Dutch victims of the Belgian Revolt.
- Outer upper corners reattached. Otherwise fine.
= Tipped onto mount on which another drawing of a vertebrae is made (pen and ink and grey wash, possibly also by Spoor).
- Two marginal tears; sl. browned.
= Possibly the artist W.J.C.J.L. Stern (1879-1939). The text lvs. comprise a dedic. title and 4 lvs. stating where J. Ossewaarde served as clergyman: Doeveren, Sluis, Meppel and Nijmegen. The drawings are views of "Hervormde Kerk te Doeveren", "Hervormde Kerk te Sluis", "Pastorie te Sluis", "Hervormde Kerk te Meppel", "Pastorie te Meppel", "Hervomde Kerk te Nijmegen", "Pastorie te Nijmegen", "Gezicht uit Doeveren", "Kade te Sluis (westzijde)", "Moleneind te Sluis", "Kade te Sluis (oostzijde)", "Oudekerkstraat te Sluis", "Zuiddijkstraat te Sluis", "Meppeler sluis", "Hoogetin te Meppel", "Prinsengracht te Meppel", "Kleine Oever te Meppel", "Nieuwe Groenmarkt te Meppel", "Sluisgracht te Meppel", "Staphorst bij Meppel", "Pastorie te Doeveren", "Voormalige Kerkklok te Doeveren", "Kerk en School te Genderen".
- Marginal tear in left edge; foxed/ yellowed.
= With a watermark showing "Patria Eiusque Libertate". Cf. M.J. van Mierevelt, Hollstein 28; FMP 3964. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVIII.
- Browned. = Provenance the estate of J.P. Veth and heirs.