24 January 2008
PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOTS 23, 60, 73, 91, 131, 142, 143, 146 AND 151)
Pieter Molijn (London 1595-1661 Haarlem)
Travelers on a road along a stream, a village beyond
indistinctly signed (?)
black chalk, grey wash, black chalk framing lines, fragmentary watermark Vrijheit
6 x 7 7/8 in. (152 x 200 mm.)
George Smith, according to an inscription on the verso.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 15 November 1993, lot 72, where acquired by the present owner.
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H.-U. Beck, Pieter Molyn 1595-1661: Katalog der Handzeichnungen, Doornspijk, 1998, p. 179, no. 384.
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