3 July 2007
Pieter Molyn (London 1595-1661 Haarlem)
Two peasants reclining on a bank by a road, three travellers and two carts seen beyond
signed and dated 'Molyn. 1654.'
black chalk, grey wash, pen and grey ink framing lines
5¾ x 7 5/8 in. (146 x 193 mm.)
Jhr. Goll van Franckenstein, Amsterdam (L. 2987), his number 'N993.' (verso).
F.C.T. Baron van Issendoorn à Blois, Vaassen, 1879 (L. 1407).
Anonymous sale; Amsterdam, 22 June 1910, lot 259 (105fl to Meder).
Oscar von zur Mühlen; Berlin, Amsler & Ruthardt, 5 June 1912, lot 337.
Anonymous sale; Cologne, 20 November 1975, lot 124 (6,100DM).
with C.G. Boerner, Düsseldorf, 1975.
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H.-U. Beck, Pieter Molyn 1595-1661, Katalog der Handzeichnungen, Ghent, 1998, p. 135, no. 257.
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