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Gillis Neyts

Two peasants by the sea

Gillis Neyts

Gillis Neyts

Two peasants by the sea

Two peasants by the sea

Gillis Neyts

Ghent 1623 - 1687 Antwerp

Two peasants by the sea


Pen and brown ink within brown ink framing lines

82 by 117 mm; 3 ¼ by 4 ⅝ in

The sheet is offered unframed and unmounted. With the exception of some very minor surface dirt and minimal toning to the sheet commensurate with its age, the drawing remains in good condition throughout, with the pen and brown ink fresh and vibrant and the image strong and legible.


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Sale, London, Sotheby's, 6 July 1992, lot 74 (as Attributed to Gillis Neyts)
P. Gustot, Gillis Neyts. Un paysagiste Brabançon en vallée Mosane au XVIIe siècle, Namur 2008, p. 249, cat. no. D307
As Pierre Gustot points out (loc. cit.), the precise pen technique and scale of the figures is similar to the artist's style in his etchings.