4500 - 4776 FINE ARTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS and PAINTINGS
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LX.
- Waterst. in lower left (blank) corner.
- Laid down on mount.
= Probably all by Dutch artists. I.a. a farmer's wife standing on a wooden bridge and looking at an angling man (brush and grey wash; pinholes in corners); 2 drawings of angling/ seated people on the edge of a lake (black and orange crayon) and a view of several barges near a farm (brush and black ink).
= On verso: "Mrs Montague" (?) in pencil. Woodchester is a village in the Cotswolds, Great Britain. The church in the drawing was replaced by a new church in 1861.
- Formerly mounted w. paper remnants on verso.
- Tipped onto mount.
= View of the court of the castle at Montataire in the departement Oise. In the background the tower of the Église Notre-Dame de Montataire.
AND 2 others similar by the same artist: a panoramic view of Poissy (?) and "Moulin de Miniot(?)".
= With vague underdrawing in pencil. With the collector's mark of Albert van Loock on verso.
- Lower outer corners trifle dam.; superficial scratch in right side of castle.
- Lower left corner folded; sl. dampstained in left margin.
- All drawings laid down.
= Two drawings each of Delft and Leyden, one of the city-hall of The Hague.
- Probably washed; some sm. dam. spots; new margins.
AND a similar watercolour, probably by the same.
- Yellowed/ sl. foxed; pinholes in outer corners.
= With attribution on mount to Johannes Rienksz. Jelgershuis (1770-1836) and "Haarlem ±1820" in pencil.
- Sm. stains along upper edge.
= On verso an attribution to Alfred Henri Darjou (1832-1874).
= The drawing shows a hermit in a cave along a river with one foot placed upon a coffin, reading from a book "Meditatio mortis" (Seneca). Several quotes in the image: "Quanti momenti ultimum sit vitae momentum semper memento" and "Cum tumulum cernis cur non mortalia spernis".
= Showing the Waag in Leeuwarden.
AND 5 (mainly 20th cent.) drawings showing various views.