A landscape of fantasy.
A Farmhouse on the Banks of a River with Herdsman on a Ferry by Jan II van de Velde, c. 16351640
© British Museum
- Pen & brown ink with brown wash & some red chalk
- 21.1 x 30.1 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £24,574)
- Acquired in:
- Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox
The style is marked by a display of calligraphic penwork that fuses the whimsical architecture and the organic elements into a unified whole.
Prof I.Q.Van Regteren Altena; Christie's, Amsterdam 12/11/991, lot 71; Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox.