26 January 2012
Jan Josefsz. van Goyen (Leiden 1596-1656 The Hague)
A small castle with two towers, possibly in Tiel
3 7/8 x 6 1/8 in. (9.6 x 15.7 cm.)
C.F. Louis de Wild, New York.
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H.-U. Beck, Jan van Goyen 1596-1656: ein oeuvreverzeichnis, I,
Amsterdam, 1972, p. 287, no. 847/7.
This drawing comes (like lot 13) from a sketchbook used by van Goyen around 1650-51. According to an inscription on the verso this drawing represents buildings in Tiel, a small town in the central Netherlands.
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