5340 - 5610 FINE ARTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS and PAINTINGS
- Closed tear in lower left corner; sl. frayed.
ADDED: 2 small drawings, 1x signed "N. v. Eekhout" (both frayed).
= Identified on old typescript ticket from former frame, mounted on verso frame.
- Sl. yellowed.
- Trimmed to the left, right and upper framing line; a few foxed specks and a vague yellow stain; verso w. strip of sellotape along upper margin.
= Portier is renowned for his maritime views and Frisian village views. The buildings in the background of this drawing have a foreign appearance. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVIII.
= Very attractive handcolouring of both the interior and the exterior of the church with passers-by. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVIII.
= Attractive watercolour.
= Early drawing. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXIX.
- Washed paper; a few foxed spots; a sm. tear in lower left corner; crease in upper margin.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXVI.
- Sl. yellowed (nicotine?); some sm. dam. spots, mainly along edges.
= Similar views by the same identified by others as being views of the Burgwal with the Hagebrug in Haarlem, the Dwarskaai in Middelburg and the Oude Delft in Delft. This painting (or all of them) is most probably (partly) a fantasy view. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXIX
= Remarkable. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXX.
- Waterst. in upper left corner; creased mainly in upper margin; sketch on verso vaguely shining through on a few spots.
= Sketch by the same on verso.
- Trifle foxed; rubbed(?) spots in lower right corner. = Nice detailed tree trunks, nice perspective.
- Traces in lower corners on verso from former tipping-in.
= Provenance: coll. Robidé van der Aa. Mitchell, European Flower Painters, p.155: "(...) her watercolours deserve attention." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXI.
- Browned/ waterstained along margins along former passepartout; a few closed tears in margins; central fold strengthened on verso; sl. foxed.
= Attractive view. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXX.
= With text in watercolour in lower margin: "T is Frederik vol van Moet Bij Felle Oorlogs-Brand. Geen vuur nog staat ontziet. Tot Heÿl Van t' Vaderland." and with "Strÿd en Ooverwind" in a banner in the sky.
= Two collector's stamps (Lugt 581 and 2799a) on verso.
AND 1 etching by the same from A. PELS, Didoos doot (Amst., 1668) (proof).
- A few unobtrusive creases, especially in left margin; lower right corner sl. dam.
= "Lairesse" added in later hand in pencil in lower corner. Without watermark. Attractive study. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXI.
- Needs cleaning; lower left corner trifle chipped. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXI.