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A Market Scene Under Trees in Katwijk op Rijn

Object Details

Title:

A Market Scene Under Trees in Katwijk op Rijn

Artist/Maker:

Jan de Bisschop (Dutch, 1628 - 1671)

Culture:

Dutch

Place:

Netherlands (Place Created)

Date:

early 1650s

Medium:

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

Object Number:

2011.28.1

Dimensions:

9.8 × 15.2 cm (3 7/8 × 6 in.)

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Object Description

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
Provenance
1996

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

1996 - 2011

Dr. Igor Bier and Christl von Fabris auf Mayerhofen, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2011.

Exhibitions
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
Masterful Likeness: Dutch Drawings of the Golden Age (July 24 to October 28, 2018)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), July 24 to October 28, 2018
Bibliography
Bibliography

Christie's, Amsterdam. Dutch, Flemish and German Old Master Drawings […]. November 11, 1996, p. 59, lot 99, ill.