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    Sale 1961

    Old Master And 19th Century Drawings

    24 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 138

    Circle of Jan Josefsz. van Goyen (Leiden 1596-1656 The Hague)

    An extensive landscape with sand dunes, a village seen beyond

    Price Realised  

    Circle of Jan Josefsz. van Goyen (Leiden 1596-1656 The Hague)
    An extensive landscape with sand dunes, a village seen beyond
    black chalk, black chalk framing lines
    3 5/8 x 7 in. (92 x 179 mm.)


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    Despite the traditional attribution to Aelbert Cuyp, Peter Schatborn suggests that this drawing is closer to van Goyen. The technique of the lower part of the sheet is similar to drawings executed by van Goyen in the 1640s. Both Cuyp and van Goyen were left-handed as was the author of this drawing. We are grateful to Peter Schatborn for his help.

    Provenance

    Prince Johann Georg of Sachsen (L. 1162c), his shelf marks 'S. I' and 'Nr. 5522'.