4500 - 4776 FINE ARTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS and PAINTINGS
- Soiled in margins; w. professionaly added extra margins.
= On wove paper with the watermark of C. & J. Honig. After the print "L'Amant de la Belle-Europe" (1762) by L.-J. Masquelier after a painting in the collection of Comte de Choiseul. Around 1790 the paper makers of Honig started making wove paper.
- Each mounted on passepartout; foxed spots.
= Attractive, slightly naive composition.
= View of an unidentified Dutch castle or building complex.
- Sl. yellowed and foxed.
AND 3 other brush and ink drawings by the same artist: 2 similar drawings showing a group of people harvesting nuts from a tree and a group of people hauling goods onto a cart and a slightly larger drawing of a young family (w. on verso sketches of heads).
= "Haarlemmerhout" on ticket verso frame.
- Some foxing. = Possibly a Batavian revolutionary guardsman.
= On laid paper with watermark of Van der Ley (VDL below a crowned coat of arms with a French lily).
= Two scenes in diorama-style showing the battle at Castricum in 1799 with the Russians on the left. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXIV.
- Both fine.
- Sl. yellowed.
= Perhaps stage designs. On wove paper.
= With attribution "Schelfhout" in pencil on verso.