Two artists on a jetty by Anthonie van Borssom

Two artists on a jetty sketching.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Acquired in:
1951

We can see a sketch of a town and windmills on the opposite shore. Part of an album of drawings belonging to Lord James Cavendish MP (d 1741), son of the second Duke of Devonshire (1665-1729), founder of the great collection of drawings at Chatsworth. The collection of drawings form an interesting relic of the great age of collecting in England.

Provenance

Collection of Lord James Cavendish

Venue details

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

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