Herman Saftleven (1609-1685)

Study of a Huntsman, seen from behind

signed with monogram; black chalk, brown wash, the upper corners trimmed
299 x 190 mm.

Lot Essay

Dr. Wolfgang Schulz has kindly confirmed the attribution and compares the present lot to similar drawings in the Prentenkabinet of the Rijksuniversiteit, Leiden (W. Schulz, Herman Saftleven, Munich, 1982, p. 450, nos. 1303-6). Another similar drawing (op.cit., no. 1313) was sold at Christie's, London, 2 July 1991, lot 212

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