5052 - 5316 FINE ARTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS and PAINTINGS
- Sl. foxed; verso traces of former backing. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXI.
- Some small tears and rubbed spots, mainly in margins.
= Shows overlapping drawings, playing cards, title-pages, scores and other documents, i.a. "Twintigste Kooplot voor (...)" (dated "den 19 Junij 1868"), "Nieuwe Am[sterdamsche Courant Al]gemeen H[andelsblad]" (No. 11325, ±1868), "Begrafenis Fonds Let op uw Einde (...) Ontvangen van den Heer Reimters (...)", "H. van Wingerden Logement- en Koffijhuis (...) Rotterdam", a theater announcement "Theater Tivoli Nes" and a heraldic drawing with three coats of arms, i.a. of "Coenr. de Wilhem".
- Frame worn.
= With small ticket on verso of Kunsthandel van Lier with manuscript number: "14 T.V.K. '36".
- Blank margins expertly restored.
- Unobtrusive closed hole in sky area; tiny wormhole in roof of one of the small houses.
= Attractive drawing. Attribution (in later hand) on verso.
- Tipped onto mount along upper margin; two paper remnants of former mount in lower corners; lower margin w. signature and date cut short.
- Paper soiled and edges strengthened on verso w. paper.
= In interesting pre-1800 frame. On 15th cent. laid paper with a cross shaped watermark (Briquet 3528). This same watermark is found in a leaf with a drawing by di Verrocchio showing the head of a woman, now in the British Museum. With the collector's mark of the Belgian artist Emile Wauters (Lugt 912); cf. Fred. Muller, Dessins anciens - Collection E.W.[auters]. Vente 15-16 Juin 1926, lot 232. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXI.
- Some restored sports/ small sections (especially in lower right corner); flattened old middle-fold; vaguely foxed. Upper corners tipped onto mount.
= Fine drawing on laid paper w. foolscap watermark. Provenance: the former collection of Dr. THorai, acquired by Kunsthandlung Commeter, Hamburg in 1927 (see contemp. manuscript annot. on mount). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXII.
- Upper margin tipped onto mount (w. remains of former tape); left margin restored; verso w. annots. in pen(cil); some creases.
= A similar drawing by A. Verwer, a view of Vlissingen, was sold at Christie's London, 5-12-2006. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXII.
- Laid down on stiff paper; some (dust)soiling, especially in upper left corner; crease or closed tear in left margin; creases in lower right corner.
- Closed hole and a few tiny pinholes in centre; foxed/ dustsoiled.
= Attribution "V.L. van de Vinne" in black ink on mount. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXIII.
- With later additions of figures in pencil. Upper corners tipped onto mount; two small pinholes in left margin.
= Collector's stamp on verso.
- Foxed; w. sl. soiled vertical fold in centre.
AND 2 other pencil drawings, probably by another artist.
- Left margin thumbed/ sl. foxed and some surface dam.; a few vague brown spots. Verso some remnants of former mounting and some dust/ waterst.
= Inscr. "#218" in outer lower left corner. With collector's marks of Baron de Malaussena (Lugt 1887, stamped twice on lower left corner and on mount) and of Emile Calando (Lugt 837, on lower left corner). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXIII.
- Upper corners tipped onto mount; sl. (dust)soiled; corners sl. worn.
= Verso w. collector's stamp and other attribution to Jan van Goyen in pencil. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXIV.
- Laid down on mount; left margin lacks sm. portion; large closed tear in centre and in left margin.
= A skilful drawing after Thomas Webster's "The Village Choir", currently in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
= Exquisite, very detailed drawings, possibly after two photographic portraits. The german Johan Ludwig (or Louis) Wegner was photographer, lithographer and draughtsman, studied in Munich and Vienna and worked in Amsterdam from 1850 onwards.
= On laid paper w. part of unidentidfied watermark (upper section of crown). With (unidentified) collector's stamp on verso. Very much resembling a drawing by Adriaen van der Werff listed in W. Bernt, Die Niederländischen Maler/ Zeichner des 17. Jahrhunderts, vol. 5, no.680 (and in the holdings of Museum Fodor, no.256). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXIV.