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Joos de Momper
Antwerp 1564 - 1635
LANDSCAPE WITH A DISTANT TOWN ON A HILLTOP
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 9,000 USD
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22
Joos de Momper
Antwerp 1564 - 1635
LANDSCAPE WITH A DISTANT TOWN ON A HILLTOP
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 9,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Old Master Drawings

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Joos de Momper
Antwerp 1564 - 1635
ANTWERP 1564 - 1635
LANDSCAPE WITH A DISTANT TOWN ON A HILLTOP
dated in brown ink, lower right: den 31 Januarij 162(0?)

pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk, within brown ink framing lines
224 by 389mm; 8 13/16 by 15 5/16 in
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Catalogue Note

The precise dating indicates that this drawing very probably depicts a real location, rather than one of the imaginary views that more usually provided Momper with his subjects, but unfortunately we do not have any record of where the artist travelled at this relatively late stage in his career.  His only known trip to Italy, which gave rise to most of his other known topographical drawings, took place in the 1580s.

Old Master Drawings

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New York