5381 - 5728 FINE ARTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS and PAINTINGS
- Sl. yellowed.
- One drawing w. some closed tears and strengthened/ restored spots in lower margin.
= Incl. interior designs in gothic style, wall decorations and a design for a garden pavillion or monument (inscribed "1838 1888").
- Upper right corner tipped onto mount; upper left corner torn from mount (w. loss of image); lower blank corners trifle dam; vaguely foxed/ trifle browned.
- Some vague folds and creases and small tears/ chips in outer margins (affecting image).
AND 14 other drawings, mainly 19th cent. pencil studies, i.a. by JOSEPH COOMANS.
- Sl. yellowed; mounted. = With the artist's atelier stamp (Lugt 4219).
- Partly browned/ foxed; outer blank margins mounted under passepartout w. paper tape.
AND 1 other similar drawing by the same: (Old farmer's wife seated on a wooden bench) (browned/ foxed). Tholen, W.B. (1860-1931) (attrib.). (Fisherman sitting on a rock and holding a small model ship). Drawing, pencil, 31x23,8 cm., on greenish paper.
- Left margin cut-short (w. loss of black borderline); large oblique scratch and tear in lower margin (both affecting image).
- Small restoration in upper margin, in upper branch of the tree; corners clipped.
= Provenance: from the collection of L. Houthakker (with ticket B. Houthakker and catalogue entry (1972) on verso frame). Bolten 1649. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCIV.
Ruzikskay, G. (1896-1993). (Ships lying at the docks of the IJ, Amsterdam). Drawing, colour pastel, 28x34 cm., signed "Ruzikskay" and "Amsterdam".
- Laid down on board.
- Mount w. surface dam. (silverfish?).
- Yellowed. Frame a few sm. imperfections.
- Trifle soiled; a few vague and sm. whitish stains; two horizontal folds. = Nice sketch.
- Narrow yellowish stain near right edge.
= On verso wrongfully attributed to William Burgess of Dover.
- A few sm. specks.
AND 11 others, all by members of the Buyskes family, i.a. 2 large charcoal drawings, heightened w. white, by H.E. BUYSKES after flower pieces by Jan van Huysum, both tipped onto mount.