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    Sale 7605

    Old Master and 19th Century Drawings

    8 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 82

    Jacob Cats (Altona 1741-1799 Amsterdam)

    A swineherd with three pigs on a track, a windmill beyond; and A peasant watering his animals at a ford

    Price Realised  

    Jacob Cats (Altona 1741-1799 Amsterdam)
    A swineherd with three pigs on a track, a windmill beyond; and A peasant watering his animals at a ford
    signed, dated and inscribed 'Bij Heemskerk J: Cats Ao 1772' (verso, 1)
    black chalk, pen and grey and brown (2) ink, grey wash, pen and grey ink framing lines
    6 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (162 x 213 mm.) and 6 7/8 x 9 5/8 in. (176 x 245 mm.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Colonel H.A. Clowes; Christie's, London, 17 February 1950, lot 3 (to Clowes) and by descent to the present owner.