26 January 2012
Jacob van der Ulft (Gorinchem 1627-1689 Noordwijk)
Cavalry and infantry marching past a fortified town with a church
traces of black chalk, pen and brown ink, watercolor
4¼ x 5 in. (10.7 x 12.6 cm.)
Acquired 12 August 1972 (according to an inscription on the back of the mount).
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Peter Schatborn has confirmed the attribution to van der Ulft, based on photographs. For a comparable drawing see A Mediterranean harbour capriccio, with soldiers marching through an arch (Sotheby's, Amsterdam, 11 November 1997, lot 114).
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