5 July 2005
Dutch School, circa 1700
An interior with a standing figure seen from behind, a bed to the left
illegibly inscribed (verso, laid down) and with inscription '82 Giet' on the mount
red chalk, pen and brown ink, brown and grey wash, pen and black ink framing lines, on an 18th Century English mount
7 7/8 x 11 3/8 in. (202 x 288 mm.)
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The wooden construction and elaborate skylight in this interior are reminiscent of a ship's cabin, although the movable furniture would be unusual in this context.
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