5340 - 5610 FINE ARTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS and PAINTINGS
- A few sm. closed tears and strengthened spots on verso.
= Nice landscape in the style and possibly surroundings of J.A. Knip (1777-1847).
= Possibly an illustration for a children's book.
- Nine canvas patches on verso strengthen damages to the canvas, partly visible on recto; a few sm. holes/ tears in canvas (mainly) near lower left corner and upper edge; varnish soiled. Deserving a restoration.
= The right part of the painting where Christ receives a coin from a Pharisee, is copied from the famous painting by Titian (1516). The left part is quite skillfully added by the painter. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVI.
- Sl. stained in lower margin. Traces of former mount on verso.
= With a signature "P.O. Dubaut" in lower left margin.
- Vague vertical fold; tipped onto mount along upper margin.
Anonymous (late 18th cent.). (Landscape with an angling couple and a shepherd, a ruin in the background). Watercolour and pencil, within grey and gilt borders, 19,5x14,5 cm.
- Several brown stains in the foreground.
AND 4 other mostly anonymous early 19th cent. drawings, i.a. J.L. TILANUS, (A thatched farmhouse) (drawing, black crayon, 17x25,7 cm., w. 4-line dedication by the artist to his/ her uncle, dated "12 jan. 1836") and a nice and slightly naive watercolour of a wooden house among trees (15,5x22,8 cm. Sm. repaired hole).
- All leaves doubled in order to strengthen/ close sm. dam./ thin spots.
= Intriguing set of drawings, probably showing the garden of an estate in the west of Holland, where bird catching on a so-called Vinkenbaan (a range for bird-catching) was a popular pastime in the 18th and 19th centuries. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVI.
- Small portion of ground section restored.
= Commemorative drawing.
AND 2 other anonymous drawings tipped onto one mount, both brush and ink and grey wash, both 7,8x6,8 cm.: (A cock and two hens below a tree) and (A dog guarding the spoils of the hunt).
- Margins w. (repaired) tears and creases; three corners missing portions; sl. yellowed/ trifle foxed.
- One closed tear; weak spot in upper margin; left margin sl. yellowed/ spotted.
= Attractive drawing of an emblematic nature. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVII.
Anonymous (early 19th cent.). (Bunch of flowers tied with a ribbon). Watercolour and pen and ink, 15,5x10,6 cm.
- Partly sl. sunned; signature and date sl. faded.
Anonymous (late 19th/ early 20th cent.). (Young man with a crossbow). Watercolour, 21x12 cm. - AND 2 others.
- A few foxed spots; several old folds and a few small tears in margins. Nevertheless an attractive still life.
= Attributed on verso of mount to A.R. [Adriana Ripperdina] De Sturler-Van Royen (1804-1887).
- Sm. portion lower left corner broken off.
= Scene identified and dated in old (the artist's?) hand in German in pencil on verso: "Gorinchem (Gorkum) v. der Windmühle de Hoop aufgenommen" (with year "1826" added in pencil in possibly later hand). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVII.
= Probably by a Dutch artist travelling in the Netherlands and Germany. Last leaf is a short travel account, signed (?) Rubertus. I.a. views of Regensburg and surroundings and Tiel.
- On paper w. watermark "C & I Honig". Sl. yellowed/ foxed; flattened vertical middle fold; a few sm. stains.
= Nice and skillful drawing. On verso there are two drawings of a collection of wooden barrels (1x unfinished in pencil, 1x pen and ink and grey/ black wash).
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVIII.
AND 5 other drawings.