Nicolas Vleughels

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Nicolas Vleughels
1668-1737
View of a Sluice Gate
Pen and black ink, red chalk, with gray and red chalk washes and touches of white tempera and graphite on paper.
8 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches (210 x 158 mm)
Gift of Robert O. Anderson and Mrs. W. Rodman Fay.
1977.35
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Inscribed at lower margin in artist's hand in red chalk, "le jour de lascension mai 1721".
Provenance: 
Sale, London, Christie's, 8 December 1976, lot 80.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Eighteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978, p. 295.
Denison, Cara D. French Drawings, 1550-1825. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, no. 34.

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Watermark: fragment of elaborate coat of arms.

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