Herman van Swanevelt (1600-1655)
A rocky wooded landscape with satyrs
signed with initials
red chalk, pen and brown ink, grey wash, the verso rubbed in black chalk, the outlines indented, black ink framing lines
115 x 160 mm.
Pseudo-Crozat (L. 474).
T. Dimsdale (L. 2426).
W. Esdaile (L. 2617), with his attribution and date '1835 WE Swaneveldt'.
Anon. sale, Paris, Drouot, 21 June 1995, lot 37.
The second in a series of four prints of Landscapes with satyrs engraved by the artist in Paris. Swanevelt, a pupil of Claude, was in France from 1623 to 1629 and after 1646, becoming director of the Academy in 1653.