A Farmhouse on the Banks of a River with Herdsman on a Ferry by Jan II van de Velde

A landscape of fantasy.

Details

Medium:
Pen & brown ink with brown wash & some red chalk
Dimensions:
21.1 x 30.1 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £24,574)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

Prof I.Q.Van Regteren Altena; Christie's, Amsterdam 12/11/991, lot 71; Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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