Private Collection [sold, Christie's, Amsterdam, November 11, 1996, lot 99, to Dr. Igor Bier and Christl von Fabris auf Mayerhofen.]
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A Market Scene Under Trees in Katwijk op Rijn
Jan de Bisschop (Dutch, 1628 - 1671)
Netherlands (Place Created)
Pen and brown ink, brown and gray wash, over black chalk; black ink framing lines
9.8 × 15.2 cm (3 7/8 × 6 in.)
Deftly drawn in brush and wash, this sheet depicts a market scene under a canopy of trees in Katwijk op Rijn, a small Dutch village. This one is notable for its strong effects of light and shade, tonal gradation in the shadows, and impressionistic treatment of trees.
Christie's, Amsterdam. Dutch, Flemish and German Old Master Drawings [ ]. November 11, 1996, p. 59, lot 99, ill.