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Attributed to Simon de Vlieger (Rotterdam 1600/01-1653 Weesp)
Attributed to Simon de Vlieger (Rotterdam 1600/01-1653 Weesp)

Fishing vessels in a calm

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Attributed to Simon de Vlieger (Rotterdam 1600/01-1653 Weesp)
Fishing vessels in a calm
with inscription 'J V Cappel.' and with number '2073' (verso)
black chalk, brush and black ink, grey wash, black ink framing lines, fragmentary armorial watermark
6 x 8 1/8 in. (15.2 x 20.4 cm.)
Literature
C. Brown, review of 1976-77 exhibition, The Burlington Magazine, CXIX, no. 886, January 1977, p. 217 ('The drawing attributed to Jan van de Cappelle, although initially convincing, seems after careful study an imitation').
Exhibited
Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Paris, Fondation Custodia, and Brussels, Bibliothèque Albert 1er, Le Cabinet d'un Amateur: Dessins flamands et hollandais des XVIe et XVIIe siècles d'une collection privée d'Amsterdam, 1976-77, no. 38, pl. 54 (catalogue by J. Giltaij).

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