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Jacob Cats (Altenau 1741-1799 Amsterdam)
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Jacob Cats (Altenau 1741-1799 Amsterdam)

A cottage on a forest path (recto); Study of a tree (verso); and A cottage in a clearing near Ankeveen (pl. 6)

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Jacob Cats (Altenau 1741-1799 Amsterdam)
A cottage on a forest path (recto); Study of a tree (verso); and A cottage in a clearing near Ankeveen (pl. 6)
signed and dated 'J: Cats 1765.' (verso) and with inscription 'J: Cats' (on the mount) (1); and inscribed and dated 'N 145 Bij Ankeveen in December 1772' (verso) (2)
black chalk, brown wash, black ink framing lines (1); black chalk, black chalk faming lines, fragmentary watermark (2)
8 1/8 x 5½ in. (20.5 x 13.9 cm.); and 4¾ x 7 in. (12.1 x 17.7 cm.) (2)
Literature
L.A. Schwartz, 'The "Thoughts" ("Gedagten") of Jacob Cats (1741-1799): Inscriptions on the numbered drawings of a prolific eighteenth-century draughtsman: An addition to the list of Jane Shoaf Turner (1990)', Delineavit & Sculpsit, XXXI, December 2007, fig. 6 (1).
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