4500 - 4776 FINE ARTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS and PAINTINGS
- A few scratches. Otherwise fine. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXIV.
- A few foxed spots.
- Sl. duststained; doubled, w. sm. closed tear in lower part.
= Probably after (or perhaps by) Richard P. Bonington, who created this composition in 1827. The British Museum owns a drawing by the artist showing the right part of the buildings, titled "Maisons de la rue de Rivotte, Besançon". Supplied with the lithograph "Vue d'une rue des faubourgs de Besançon", showing the identical composition.
- Sl. naive drawing.
- Laid down on board; trifle foxed.
- A few tiny foxed spots.
- Corners tipped onto paper mount.
AND 4 other studies/ sketches (19th cent., French School), on blue paper, tipped onto paper mounts.
- Sl. foxed; waterstained/ sl. mouldy in right lower margin.
- A few spots lightly touched w. colours.
= Identified in contemp. pen and ink "Op Elswout". Possibly by Gerard Bilders. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXV.
- A few superficially grazed spots in margins. = Attractive drawing.
- Both yellowed and sl. foxed.
= Apparently inspired by the Franco-German war of 1871, most probably by PIETER VAN LOON (1801-1873).
- Small tear in right margin (6 mm.); sl. foxed in margins. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE.
Idem. "Dis donc, Gusta, s la une chose à la quelle il faudrait penser, maintenant que nous avond du linge su lcorps. - cest la voiture. - Bigre, cest vrai! on naurait quà nous prendre pour des femmes honnètes qui ne le sont pas." Drawing, pen and black ink, 26,7x20 cm., dated "24-4-69" in lower right margin and with 3-line caption in pen and black ink below image.
- Upper right corner sl. mouldy.
- Duststained and browned.
- Creased; some foxing, incl. a few larger spots in top margin; blank upper left corner cut off.
= Contemp. (illegible) annot. on verso.
AND an anonymous study of two goat's heads (black crayon on blue paper, 26x29 cm., prob. 18th cent. Creased, paper remargined; a few sm. stains).
- Frayed in lower edge; soiled/ stained along edges; horizontal fold.
Anonymous (19th cent.). (Design for a pavilion in neo-classical style). Drawing, pen and ink, 33,1x37,4 cm.
- Soiled and unevenly yellowed/ browned.
AND 2 others drawings, i.a. of a classical façade.
- Formerly folded three times; left margin sl. creased; right margin two vague waterstains.