5340 - 5610 FINE ARTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS and PAINTINGS
- Two strengthened thin spots/ closed holes and several other thin spots; trifle foxed; margins trifle irregularly trimmed.
= Attractive watercolour with fresh colours. On paper with part of Pro Patria watermark. Attribution on verso in old hand in pencil: "J. van Gool. f. De beste van hem bekent." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXIV.
- Some sl. foxing; small repaired tear and a few vague cracks/ folds in lower margin; sm. rubbed spot in upper right corner.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXIV.
- Three brown(ish) stains in the image; trifle yellowed.
= With part of a watermark showing a crown. Previously from the collection of Prof. Kröker, Essen. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXV.
- Apart from some very light foxing in fine condition. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXV.
- Tipped onto mount along left side.
= Titled and "J. Forbes, 1803" on mount below image.
- Selfportrait dam. in left margin and with surface wear esp. in left half of the drawing; portrait of Johanna van Haastert w. some surface wear (less than the selfportrait); both portraits doubled.
= Despite the defects two remarkable portraits of Isaac and his young wife Johanna. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVI.
- All drawings duststained/ foxed/ mouldy in varying degrees, but most in mediocre condition; all drawings doubled.
= "St. Ursula Klooster (...)", "St. Hieronimus Klooster (...)", "St. Barbara Kapel en Klooster (...)", "Het Cellebroers Kooster (...)", "St. Clara Klooster (...)", "St. Joris Kapel (...)", "Het Bagijnhof en de Kapel (...)", "Het Hof van Overvest (...)", "De Abdije Koningsveld, en het Konings Uithof (...)", "Het oude Stadhuis van Delft (...)", "De Haagpoort en de Westlandse of Wateringse Poort (...)", "De Rotterdamse Poort, en de Ketel Poort (...)" and "St. Agnita Klooster (...)". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVI.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVII.
- Foxed spot.
- Tipped onto mount at three corners.
Anonymous (19th cent.). (Mountainous landscape with a bridge across a river in hamlet). Drawing, pencil, 28,1x20,7 cm. (sl. yellowed). - AND 4 other anonymous drawings, i.a. a hilly landscape with a ferry crossing a river (pen and black ink, brush and grey wash and pencil, 27x34,5 cm. Yellowed and sl. foxed).
- Yellowed from former passepartout; 2 sm. stains in upper blank corners from former glue; upper right corner missing sm. portion.
AND another drawing, 19th cent., signature unread, showing a branch with brambles, one with two peaches, and a butterfly and some small insects (24x21 cm.).
- A few foxed spots; upper corners and right margin foxed/ traces of glue on verso shining through.
= Artist not traced.
AND 4 others, all similar (1x pen and ink only), similar size, probably all by J. HEMERIJK (1x monogrammed "HR", 1x signed in full (waterstained)) (all w. some foxing in corners and along margins; all tipped onto 4 mounts).
- Very fine condition. = Attractive scene.
- Yellowed; sm. tear in left edge.
- On paper w. (part of) watermark of a posthorn in a crowned coat of arms, "4" and "WR" below. Sl. yellowed.
= Possibly after FRANS POST. Later numb. "149" in pen and brown ink on verso. The animal most closely resembles a jaguarundi (native to i.a. South America), although jaguarundis have much longer tails than this drawing shows. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVII.