Rochus van Veen
Lizard and Grasshopper in a Landscape with Fungus
Watercolor over black chalk; ruled border in pen and brown ink on laid paper.
7 3/8 x 11 3/8 inches (198 x 290 mm)
Bequest of Charles Ryskamp.
Signed and dated at lower left, in pen and brown ink, "Rocho van Veen.1662"; inscribed at upper left, in pencil, "57".
Watermark: Foolscap with seven points, over "4" and three balls (Churchill no. 346: seventeenth century).
E. Weyhe, Inc. (dealer), New York; from whom acquired by Charles Ryskamp, Princeton and New York.
William Griswold et. al., The World Observed: Five Centuries of Drawings from the Collection of Charles Ryskamp. New York, 2001, no. 24.
Ryskamp, Charles, former owner.