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Jan Asselijn (Dieppe 1610-1652 Amsterdam)
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Jan Asselijn (Dieppe 1610-1652 Amsterdam)

A ruined villa in the Roman campagna seen through a high arch

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Jan Asselijn (Dieppe 1610-1652 Amsterdam)
A ruined villa in the Roman campagna seen through a high arch
brush and grey ink, grey wash, pen and brown ink framing lines, fragmentary watermark coat-of-arms
7½ x 6 in. (191 x 151 mm.)
Provenance
N.D. Goldsmid (L. 1962), with (?) number 'n°.4.z'
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Lot Essay

This view was drawn by Asselijn during his stay in Italy in 1635-44. Other drawings from that period, and with the same fine handling of the brush, are illustrated in P. Schatborn, Drawn to warmth, 17th-century Dutch artists in Italy, exhib. cat., Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, 2001, pp. 100-9, figs. C, D, F, G, and H, and p. 18, fig. 19.
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