A Market Scene Under Trees in Katwijk op Rijn

Object Details

Title:

A Market Scene Under Trees in Katwijk op Rijn

Artist/Maker(s):

Jan de Bisschop (Dutch, 1628 - 1671)

Culture:

Dutch

Place(s):

The Netherlands (Place created)

Date:

early 1650s

Medium:

Pen and brown ink, brown and gray wash, over black chalk; black ink framing lines

Dimensions:

9.8 x 15.2 cm (3 7/8 x 6 in.)

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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.

Provenance
- 1996

Unknown [sold, Christie's, Amsterdam, November 11, 1996, lot 99, to Dr. Igor Bier and Christl von Fabris auf Mayerhofen.]

1996 - 2011

Dr. Igor Bier, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2011.

Exhibitions
The Poetry of Paper (July 23 to October 20, 2013)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, (Los Angeles), July 23 to October 20, 2013