25 January 2005
Crispijn de Passe II (Cologne 1597-1670 Amsterdam)
Susanna before the judges
with inscription 'C de Passe'
black chalk, pen and brown ink, watermark B in a shield above proprietary, pen and brown ink framing lines, oval
8¼ x 11 in. (211 x 279 mm.)
B. Houthakker (L. 1272); Sotheby Mak van Waay, Amsterdam 17-18 November 1975, lot 57.
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The pen technique is similar to that of two drawings by de Passe sold at Christie's, Amsterdam, 14 November 1994, lot 12.
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