147
147
Flemish School, 17th Century
STUDIES OF HANDS
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
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147
Flemish School, 17th Century
STUDIES OF HANDS
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Flemish School, 17th Century
STUDIES OF HANDS

Black and white chalk, within black ink framing lines, on blue paper;
a slight drapery study on the verso;
bears faint inscription, lower left: A V Dyck


276 by 427 mm; 10 7/8 by 16 7/8 in
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Provenance

Dr. J. den Hartogh, Zeist, 1962;
Hans van Leeuwen, Amerongen (L.2799a, in blue, on white tab of paper fixed to verso), his sale, Amsterdam, Christie's, 24 November 1992, lot 62 (as Dutch School, 17th Century)

Exhibited

Included in seven Van Leeuwen Collection exhibitions, between 1963 and 1984, in every case as by Sir Anthony van Dyck. (For full details see the online catalogue entry for this lot.)

Catalogue Note

Exhibited:
(in all cases exhibited as A. van Dyck)
Laren, Singer Museum, Nederlandse Tekeningen, Collectie Hans van Leeuwen, 1963, no. 40;
Nijmegen, Waag Museum, Tekeningen uit de Collectie Hans van Leeuwen, 1965, no. 13;
Leeuwaarden, Museum Princessehof, Tentoonstelling Oude Tekeningen uit Drie Eeuwen, Collectie Hans van Leeuwen,1966, no. 7;
Bonn, Rheinisches Landesmuseum (and Saarbrücken & Bochum), Niederländische Zeichnungen des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts aus der Sammlung Hans van Leeuwen, Utrecht, 1968-69, no. 41;
Rheydt, Niederländische Zeichnungen des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts aus der Sammlung Hans van Leeuwen, Utrecht, 1971, no. 22;
Bremen, Kunsthalle (and Braunschweig & Stuttgart), Meisterzeichnungen aus drei Jahrhunderts. Niederländische Zeichnungen des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts aus der Sammlung Hans van Leeuwen, 1979-80, no 38;
Fribourg, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire (and Passau, Trier, Aachen & Nuremberg), Niederländische Meisterzeichnungen des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts aus der Sammlung Hans van Leeuwen, 1982-84, no. 24

The suggestion in the 1992 sale catalogue that this drawing is Dutch, rather than Flemish, and possibly from the circle of Netscher, is surprising;  the conception, scale and handling all seem much closer to Van Dyck. 

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