10 December 2014
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Willem Goeree (Middelburg 1635-1711 Amsterdam) and another hand
Four architectural designs: 1. Design for a gateway, probably the Haarlemmer Poort in Amsterdam; Design for a Corinthian capital with Pegasus; and 2. Design for a gateway, possibly the Poort te Middelburg; Design for the base of a classical column and plinth (pl. 12)
with letter 'C' (2,4)
pencil, incised with the stylus (1,3); black chalk, pen and brown ink, grey wash (2,4)
5½ x 4 5/8 in. (14.1 x 11.9 cm.); and smaller
four drawings on two mounts (4)
Nicolaas Goldman, Professor of Mathematics at Leiden University (d. 1665).
Hendrick Croockewit (1784-1863) (for all the drawings).
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(2 and 3) C. van den Heuvel, 'Willem Goeree (1635-1711) en de ontwikkeling van een algemene architectuurtheorie in de Nederlanden' in Bulletin Koninklijke Nederlandse Oudheidkundige Bond, 1997, V, pp. 170-1, figs. 14-15.
These were probably intended to illustrate Goeree's D'Algemeene Bouwkunde Volgens d'Antuke en Hedendaagse Manier, published in Amsterdam in 1681.
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