4646 - 4918 FINE ARTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS and PAINTINGS
= With an early 20th cent. catalogue entry ticket mounted on verso and the collector's mark of H.F.S. Haendcke (Lugt 1228a) on verso.
AND 2 19th cent. drawings: a harbour scene (stained) and a view of a stream flowing through a village w. attribution to "D.P. Veegens(?)" in pencil on mount.
- Middle-fold; some foxing.
- Two sm. holes in top of image; trifle foxed.
Idem. (attrib.). (Ships on a choppy sea). Drawing, watercolour, pencil and grey wash, 28x41,5 cm., signed(?) "Schotel" in lower left corner.
- (Water)stained in left margin; upper margin and lower left corner restored; sm. stain in lower margin.
- Glue stains from sellotape along upper and left edge; verso glue stains from sellotape along edges.
= Sold in february 1971 at Paul Brandt auction (lot 1307).
- Browned; glue stains from sellotape along upper and right edge.
= A meticuously executed drawing.
- Vellum sl. soiled.
= With a dedication to the portraitee. The counterpart of this drawing, the portrait of her husband, is in the Museo Prado in Madrid. Francesco Courcelli or Francisco Courcelle (1705-1778) was an Italian-born composer and musician who became court composer and Kapellmeister in Madrid. The artist and monk Domenico de Servidori moved to Madrid in 1754 and was granted an annuity to work as a draughtsman and miniaturist by Ferdinand VI in 1757.
- Sl. creased.
= With manuscript dedication "Consacra questo povero suo lavoro (...)" to "Dn. Manuel Joseph Moreno, y Cañadas".
- Tipped onto mount, with some wrinkling due to glue.
Idem. (Family with a sleigh and a dog on the ice, an ice-sailer in the background). Drawing, pen and brown ink and brush and grey wash, 25,6x36 cm., signed "H. Vollenhoven 1 Febru: 1832" in lower left corner.
- Tipped onto mount and upper corners trifle wrinkled from glue.
= Two attractive drawings by an amateur artist not traced.
- Attribution to J. Warwick Smith in modern pencil on passepartout.
= Possibly a preliminary drawing.
- Sm. closed tear in sky area.
= Attractive drawing by an unknown artist, showing a cottage on the coast of the Zuiderzee near Spakenburg, an important village for the herring fishery industry before the closure of the Zuiderzee. The house in the drawing has a wheather vane in the form of herring on one of its chimneys. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCV.
- Yellowed due to mount. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVI.
Idem. (People surrounding an ice-fisherman and his catch, two couples in (ball-masqué) costume on the ice). Watercolour, 8,5x18 cm., laid down on board. - WITH on verso: Idem. (Winter scene with skating people and a group of men playing kolf on the ice and one man looking on from the shore). Watercolour, 11x17 cm., laid down.
- Both yellowed from mount.
AND 3 others w. similar skating scenes, incl. 2 smaller watercolours, all three browned and all laid down (1x sl. dam.).
= Attractive lot.
= Attribution on mount.
= Attribution on mount.
Anonymous (2nd half 18th cent.). "Poelgeest". Drawing, brush and grey wash and black crayon, 16,5x22,5 cm., titled in blank margin below the drawing.
= Later annot. on verso reading: "naar Bleyswyck? uit de Del: à l'entour de Leide".
- Verso used by the artist to test his brush.
= (Backdrop scene for the play L'Isle déserte. The play is by Jean-Baptiste Collet de Messine, from 1759.
- Margins extended w. japanese. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVI.
- Leaf browned.
AND 13 other 19th and early 20th cent drawings with historical subjects or people in historical costume.