5381 - 5728 FINE ARTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS and PAINTINGS
= With attribution "H. Knip" in pencil in lower blank margin. Verso w. the collector's mark of Albert van Loock (Lugt 3751).
AND 1 other 19th cent. pencil study, (Woman carrying a jug on her shoulders).
= Mostly mountainous landscape views, castles and ruins, i.a. Switzerland, Austria and Bohemia.
= Appears to be signed in lower right, but very vague.
- Old folds.
= In the style of George Stubbs (1724-1806).
= Attractive detailed drawings.
- Worn/ loss of paint along outer margins. = Skilfull drawing. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCIII.
- Varnish w. some wear.
- Some foxing/ (water)stains; some old oblique folds in blank margins.
- Torn along horizontal fold into two halves; sl. brittle and w. some sm. marginal tears.
= With annots. in pen and ink in Dutch ("Koets-huis", "Stal") and indications of trees and plants in Latin.
AND an early 19th cent. watercolour of anglers along a canal, a church spire in the background.
- Laid down. = Somewhat in the style of Isaac Israels.
- Verso w. some traces of former mounting.
- Some vague sm. foxed spots. = I.a. flowers, a bull and ornamental borders.
- Pinholes in blank margins; sl. yellowed/ dustsoiled.
= Nice drawing with four men bending over a balcony to peep at an elegant woman (in the style of Kees van Dongen).
- Three (vague) horizontal folds; some (dust)soiling. = In the style of Jan Toorop.
- Sl. yellowed. = Nice streetview at night.