5 December 2006
Attributed to Lodewijk de Vadder (Brussels 1605-1655)
A wooded landscape, perhaps near the village of Vorst outside Brussels, with a horseman seen in the distance
with inscriptions 'N Poussin' (recto, partly erased) and 'N. 72' (verso, laid down)
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, black chalk framing lines, watermark crowned coat-of-arms with three fleurs-de-lys above two joined keys
10¼ x 16 1/8 in. (265 x 410 mm.)
An unidentified 18th Century English collector's mount with inscription 'By Nic: Perelle'.
Purchased 20 May 1924, with the preceding lot in the present sale.
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