5052 - 5316 FINE ARTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS and PAINTINGS
- Trifle foxed.
- Trifle foxed; pinholes in lower right corner; laid down on board.
= Attributed to H. Huygens (1810-1867) on verso.
- Sl. foxed.
- Lower left corner folded; sl. dampstained in left margin.
- Right margin sl. creased and w. a few tiny tears.
- Soiled; creased in lower corners; closed tear in upper part.
= On the 16th of June, 1856 a statue of Laurens Jansz. Coster was unveiled on the Grote Markt in Haarlem. It was a part of a national celebration of the mythical person of Coster, who supposedly invented book printing. Another part of the program were celebrations in Haarlemmer Hout where a temporary monument was erected for the initiators of the national celebrations. The epitaph reads: "Uit Haarlems bloemhof ging het licht op over de aarde''. On verso the annotation: "Daarvan heeft oom een schilderij gemaakt".
- Partly doubled; corners restored.
= With attribution to the surroundings of F.H. Hendriks (1808-1865) on verso. Cf. cat. De Meester van Wolfheze, p.54 (no.33).
AND 4 other anonymous drawings, watercolour (2x) and pencil (2x), 1x titled "Huis te Heemstede".
- Mounted; small scratch in centre.
= Probably a The Hague interior: the satined glass transom window incorporates a stork.
- Corners sl. dam.
- Extended margins; sl. dampstained in sky area.
Vissers, C.P.(?). (19th cent.). "De hangende Brug bij de Kapuzijnerberg, Italie". Drawing, brush and grey and brown ink, 24,7x33 cm., signed and "Hoorn 1893" below image.
- Sl. naive drawing.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCIX.
- Trifle foxed. = Fine, delicate drawing.
- Heavy craquelure to the surface (mainly) in centre; varnish soiled and yellowed.
- A few sm. holes repaired on verso; cut on/ just inside framing line; tipped onto mount.
AND 1 other (sl. naive) watercolour of ships.
- A few repaired sections in sky region; upper margins sl. irregularly trimmed; verso filled w. pencil scribblings and some stains.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE C.