11 November 1996
Dionys van Nijmegen (1705-1798)
Children reading a Book
signed with initials 'd.vN'
black, red, blue and white chalk, black chalk framing lines, watermark J. Kool, framed
412 x 285 mm.
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Previously attributed to Jacob de Wit. Robert-Jan te Rijdt has kindly suggested the new attribution. The artist was a pupil of de Wit and his father Elias van Nijmegen (1667-1755). His son Gerard (1735-1808) was his pupil.
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