5590 - 5932 FINE ARTS - 16th-19th CENTURY DRAWINGS, WATERCOLOURS and PAINTINGS
- Lower left corner folded; sl. dampstained in left margin.
Monogrammist "C.W.J.v.B." (19th cent.). (Landscape with a traveller and his horse, women washing clothes in a pond, a house in the background). (Lake view with people playing along the road, mountains in the background). Two drawings, brush and ink, grey wash, 18x23,8 and 13,6x19,1 cm., the larger drawing monogrammed and dated "1829" in lower right.
- Both drawings tipped onto mount; both drawings partly browned.
- Horizontal fold near upper edge; a few brown stains.
- Creased and frayed; sl. agetoned and stained; one sm. hole/ weak spot.
- Some creases and tiny marginal stains.
- Yellowed/ partly foxed.
AND 3 other, (sl. naive) 18th/ 19th cent. drawings, i.a. by monogrammist "W.P.W 1824" (Woman scooping a bucket of water from a river) (pen and black ink, grey wash. Surface dam.) and a nice black wash drawing of a moat with two people in a boat (by A.G. WILLINK?).
- Sl. stained, creased and soiled; strips of tape along edges on verso.
= Location unidentified. On verso annotation in pencil "Beneden 7 vertrekken, op de stoep 9-, daarboven 10, daarboven 11".
AND 2 other small 19th cent. drawings: a neo-classical design for a façade and a design for a neo-gothic glass stained window.
= Perhaps a vignette for an invitation for a ball.
AND 9 others, i.a. an oval drawing showing the muses on a mountain.
- A few marginal closed tears. = On paper w. a fleur-de-lis watermark.
= Presumably the portrait of the miniaturist Françoise Reine Dagois (1781-1862), identified by a previous owner. Or perhaps a portrait of an unknown lady by Reine Dagois.
- Some craquelure; varnish soiled. Nevertheless an attractive painting.
- Carved ornament cracked; mirror some wear. = Attractive piece.
- Trifle yellowed; a few wormholes; nevertheless a fine drawing.
- Mounted on thick paper (numbered "13" on verso); sm. waterstain in centre of image.
= Fine and delicate drawing.
- Contents loosening.
= Watercolours of landscapes and town views, in Amsterdam (3x, incl. 2x "Tolhuys"), Santpoort (3x Ruine van Brederode (2x w. title: "Ruines du Cte de Bredrode pres de Harlem" and "Les Dune Brederode")), "Polders", "Entree du Bourg à Leyde", "Watermael" and "Tenbosch". Also contains two summary annots. w. addresses at the end of the album, 1x referring to "francois Bouffa Kalverstr".
- Slightly soiled/ yellowed.