4978 - 5172 FINE ARTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS and PAINTINGS
- Sl. foxed.
= Pen drawing unfinished. With the collector's mark of Van Eekelen and with extensive annotation on mount. After the etching by Anthoni Waterloo.
= Very attractive composition of views, all with caption below, showing i.a. in the four corners 4 night views of the erupting Vesuvius and in the other small views i.a. "Vesuvius dal mare", "Napoli del carmine", "La Villa Reale", "Ischia", "Costa Sorrentina", "Palazzo Donn' Anna", "Napoli da Posillipo" and "Capri del Mare". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVI.
- Both drawings partly waterst. near edges/ sl. dustsoiled.
= Provenance: probably from the collections of the sculptor Bartolommeo Cavaceppi (±1716-1799) of Rome, Michelangelo Pacetti (1740-1820) of Rome, Sir Bruce S. Ingram (1877-?) of Chesham, Carl Winter, Kunsthandel Bernard Houthakker (1965) and lastly a private collection in Amsterdam. For similar drawings with the same early provenance see E. Bock, J. Rosenberg, Die Niederländischen Meister (under Adriaen van der Cabel). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVII.
= Most probably drawings for book illustrations. Both verso w. the collector's stamp of H. van Leeuwen (Lugt 2799a).
ADDED: 23 prints, i.a. by/ after J.W. KAISER (5x), J.G. SMITS (5x), C. SPRINGER (4x), C. STEFFELAAR (6x) and E.P. SPRUIJT.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CV.
= Gerrit van der Koogh was the city architect of Zaandam. Probably a design for a small factory or school.
AND 3 other small drawings by the same, 2x signed and 1x monogrammed.
- A few small marginal tears; soiled spots/ sl. waterst. near the edges.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVII.
- Upper joint sl. weak; a few scratches on front and back cover.
= Very delicately copied after of 13 (of 14) engravings from the series Christ and the Apostles (New Hollstein 86-98) (lacks the apostle Saint Matthias) and after the engraving showing the Holy Virgin and Child (New Hollstein 81). According to an annotation on first free endpaper, from the collection of Alphonse Willems, bibliographer of the Elzevier publishers. WITH a loosely inserted engraving by LUCAS VAN LEYDEN of the apostle St. John (trimmed to/ on the borderline, New Hollstein 90). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVII.
= Later attribution or owner's mark "HG Schutter" in pen and ink over the old signature on verso.
AND 10 similar drawings, prob. by the same, all pencil sketches, a few w. pen and ink.
= Two drawings with annotations in similar hand: "Bunnik den 24. Aug. 1752" and "'t Dorp Doorn d.26.Julij 1753". The following views with annotations in different 18th cent. hand: "Het Huijs te Vleúten", "Rijnaúwen", "Huijs te Harmelen", "Het hof ter Wijde een oud adelijk gebouw". Two drawings with modern annotations: "Molenstein" and "Hardenbroek". And two views without any annotation.
- Sm. dam. spots in three outer corners; partly sl. browned.
- Sl. browned/ soiled; some vague creases; verso corners w. traces of former mount
= With on verso another sketch of the same subject by the same. With collector's stamps of i.a. Sammlung Winzinger (Lugt 2600a) in lower right corner.
- Vaguely foxed; tear in lower right corner.
= Verso mount w. annot. "Verkooping van Schetsen van Willem Maris, bij kunsthandelaar Sala, Noordeinde, Den Haag. No. 58: Ploegende Ossen. [signed] J. Sikemeier 23 augustus 1918".
Maris, J.H. (1837-1899). De brug. Etching, 8,4x19,9 cm., signed in the plate, probably from Kunstkronijk (vaguely foxed). - AND a lithogr. portrait of J. MARIS by W. MARIS JBZN.
- With some craquelé, especially in clouds region. Varnish sl. blueish.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVIII.
- Sl. yellowed overall. Otherwise fine. = Numb. "II. 53" in old pen and ink on verso. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CVIII.
- Yellowed. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CIX.