26 January 2012
Jan Josefsz. van Goyen (Leiden 1596-1656 The Hague)
A riverscape with figures on boats, a bridge and church in the distance
signed with initials 'VG' and dated '1653' (recto), and numbered '1518' (verso)
black chalk, two shades of grey wash, fragmentary watermark device, black ink framing lines
6¾ x 10¾ in. (17 x 27.1 cm.)
J.C. Ritter von Klinkosch; Vienna, 15 April 1889, lot 431 (Kr 405).
Anonymous sale; Paris, 27 January 1909, lot 69 (FF 745 to Coblenz).
Anonymous sale; Amsterdam, 15 June 1926, lot 374 (fl 750).
with Kunsthändler D.A. Hoogendijk, Amsterdam, 1956.
with Frederick Mont, New York, by 1965.
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H.-U. Beck, Jan van Goyen, 1596-1656, I, Amsterdam, 1972, p. 174, no. 518.
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