HENDRIK GERRIT TEN CATE
Amsterdam 1803 - 1856
River landscape with trees
Black chalk, point of the brush and grey wash and pen and black ink within black chalk framing lines;
signed in pen and black ink, lower right: H.G. ten Cate fe. 1826 and bears attribution in black chalk, verso: ten Cate
160 by 218 mm (drawing)
350 by 500 mm (mount)
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Hinged to the mount at the upper margin. Overall in very good condition. Light stain in the upper left corner of the sheet and slight crease in the paper at the left margin. Chalk, wash and ink remains strong and vibrant.
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Bears unidentified collector's mark, verso, not in Lugt;
sale, Munich, Karl & Faber, 27 April 2012, lot 233