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69 5524 Liender P van 1731 1797
69/5524 Liender, P. van (1731-1797). "De Nieuwe kerk en Stadhuijs te Amsterdam 1762". Drawing, pen and black and brown ink and watercolour, 27,5x37,5 cm., signed "Paul: v: Liender fec:" and titled on verso, tipped onto contemp.(?) mount w. framing border in pencil and yellow wash and gold paper line, "P: van Liender" in pen and brown ink in lower corner and "N 230A" in pencil in corner just behind drawing.

- Drawing w. some foxed spots and one very small brown stain at top centre; yellowed/ browned line in outer margins from former passepartout; some rubbed lines in upper and lower left corner; mount w. some sl. foxing and with traces of removed passepartout along outer margins (affecting the name in lower corner).

= Exquisite drawing with an impressive degree of detail; one can count every brick in the walls of the Nieuwe Kerk. The drawing is very similar to the engraving "Gezigt op het Stadhuis, langs de noordzyde en van agteren, en op den onvolbouwden tooren der Nieuwe Kerke" made after Van Liender for Jan Wagenaar's Amsterdam in zyne opkomst, publ. in 1766. The drawing contains less people and shows one bay more of the city hall. Is this the preparatory drawing for the print? Verso with old price(?) in lower left corner (unread). SEE ILLUSTRATION ON TITLE-PAGE.

€ (1.500-2.500) 2100