Lot 12
  • 12

Abraham Bloemaert

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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Description

  • Abraham Bloemaert
  • two trees
  • Black and red chalk and pen and brown ink and wash

Provenance

With Galerie Meissner, Z├╝rich;
sale, Amsterdam, Sotheby's, 14 November 2006, lot 18

Literature

Jaap Bolten, Abraham Bloemaert. The Drawings, Leiden 2007, vol. I, p. 498, no. A29, reproduced vol. II, p. 504

Condition

Window mounted. Two green marks in centre of tree trunk. Slight surface wrinkling towards left edge. Some surface dirt but otherwise good and fresh.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Catalogue Note

Bolten (loc. cit.) dates this drawing circa 1595-1605.