5381 - 5728 FINE ARTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS and PAINTINGS
- Laid down.
= On recto an unidentified manuscript collector's mark in pen and ink (prob. 18th cent.) in combination with "no.244" (Lugt 2980), on verso an unidentified manuscript collector's mark (probably 18th cent.) and "No." or "Nro. -49" in pen and ink, perhaps related to the first?
- Sl. browned/ foxed.
- With craquelure; copper plate cut sl. irregularly; formerly framed w. a few sm. chipped spots from wear under former frame.
= A copy (with some liberty taken by the artist) after the portrait of Jochem de Neve from "De Staalmeesters": his posture and the manner of holding his gloves is the same as in the painting. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXVII.
- Unevenly browned (due to passepartout).
= According to an annotation on verso sold in Brussels in 1928 from the collection Weckesser. With an attribution to "G. Saftleben" in pencil, "G" corrected in pen and ink to H. and "Rotterd. 1609-1695" in pen and brown ink.
= With an annotation in red chalk on verso: "Louterbourg". Perhaps an attribution to Johan Rudolf Loutherbourg or Philip Jacob I de Loutherbourg or his son.
- A few old closed tears; some vague soiling. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXVIII.
- Some (dust)soiling.
= Nice sketch in the style of Jan van Huchtenburg (1647-1733). For the watermark see Churchill 243. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXVIII.
- Cut in two halves, reattached; laid down on mount.
AND 1 other anonymous early 18th cent. red crayon drawing of the Holy Spirit and a Saint, also w. restorations.
= On 17th cent. laid paper, with unidentified watermark (coat of arms with two curved fishes). With 18th century German annotations on verso: "Johann", "Hertzberg ist ge??? anno 1768 in Leipzig(?)" and "Hertzberg kömt nach Leipzig (?)". Perhaps a reference or attribution to the artist Johann Daniel Herz I (1693-1754) or II (1720-1793). The latter is also known as "von Hertzberg".
= Paper with unidentified watermark. With later/ modern annotation in pencil on verso: "Schizzo per un al fresco di un capiletto in vicinanza d'Isola della Scalo (...)".
- Foxed = With a tentative attribution to Martin Johann Schmidt (1718-1801) on mount.
- Outer margins laid down under passepartout.
AND 1 other anonymous 18th cent. pen and black ink and grey wash drawing, (Classical scene with three people between ruins) (25,7x17 cm.).
- Creases in upper and lower margin; upper left blank corner torn off; sl. waterst.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXIX.
- Tear in upper margin; some oxidation from acid. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXXIX.
- Sl. soiled/ foxed near upper and lower edge.
- Creased, soiled and duststained along edges; two tears in left margin.