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98

Jan Josefsz. van Goyen

Landscape with a Row of Trees and a Village in the Distance

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 USD

Jan Josefsz. van Goyen

Jan Josefsz. van Goyen

Landscape with a Row of Trees and a Village in the Distance

Landscape with a Row of Trees and a Village in the Distance

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 7,000 USD

Lot sold:

5,670

USD

Jan Josefsz. van Goyen

Leiden 1596 - 1656 The Hague

Landscape with a Row of Trees and a Village in the Distance


Black chalk within the remains of brown ink framing lines;

inscribed partially illegibly, in black chalk, top centre: bij..nere and bears numbering in brown ink, upper centre:  97

118 by 244 mm; 4 3/4 by 9 5/8 in

Hinged to the mount at the upper margin. Overall in good condition. Light staining at the four corners and a few brown stains throughout. Black chalk strong and vibrant. Sold framed.


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.

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With P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1960,
where acquired by Michael Ingram (bears his collectors mark, not in Lugt),
by whose executors sold, London, Sotheby's, The Ingram Collection: Drawings and Watercolours from the Collection of the Late Michael Ingram, 8 December 2005, lot 13

There are a number of other equally rapidly-executed drawings by Van Goyen which share the same format as this sheet, and are similarly inscribed along the top edge with topographical identifications.1  All are probably sheets originating from a single sketchbook.


1. H.-U. Beck, Jan van Goyen 1596-1656, vol. I, Amsterdam 1972, cat. nos. Z 744, 745, 761, 765, 766, and idem, vol. III, Doornspijk 1987, cat. no. Z 775A