Attributed to Jacob Esselens
Landscape with Trees, Forest and a Stream
Black chalk, gray ink wash, with white chalk, on blue-gray paper.
18 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches (463 x 540 mm)
Gift of George and Maida Abrams.
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Apparently signed at the upper left (partially obliterated), in black chalk, "JE" (?). Inscribed on the verso of the mount, in graphite, at lower right (both upside down), "258859" and "16"; and at upper left, "1671 c / At.c Waterloo / 3.000 F".
George and Maida Abrams, Newton, MA.
Watermark: none visible through lining.
Abrams, George, former owner.
Abrams, Maida, former owner.