Three Landscape Studies with Castle Ruins
Pen and brown ink, gray wash, and watercolor, over graphite, on paper; framing lines in brown ink dividing the design area into five compartments.
6 9/16 x 10 1/4 inches (166 x 260 mm)
Gift of Charles A. Ryskamp in honor of Mrs. Corwin Black.
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Inscribed by the artist, in brown ink: at upper right, "pag · 354"; at lower left, "Afbeeldinge vant' / Carthúÿsers Clooster / Buÿten Delft"; and at lower right, "Soo als het selve / gernn̕dert(?) Lagh / ... jaer 1575". On the verso, at right center, in brown ink, "N6"; and at lower center edge, in brown ink, "21".
Watermark: Arms of Amsterdam over cursive letters "AJ. Coat of arms, Amsterdam, rampant lions, three stacked "X"s.
Watermark: Countermark: Letters "IV".
Didier Aaron, New York; Mrs. Corwin Black; Charles Ryskamp, Princeton and New York.
Black, Corwin, Mrs., former owner.
Ryskamp, Charles, former owner.