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Drawing - Allegory of Justice
  • Allegory of Justice
    van Opstal, Gérard, born 1604 - died 1668
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Allegory of Justice

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Date:

    after 1654 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    van Opstal, Gérard, born 1604 - died 1668 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over red chalk; the contours indented with a stylus

  • Museum number:

    7815:4

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 249

Date

after 1654 (drawn)

Artist/maker

van Opstal, Gérard, born 1604 - died 1668 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over red chalk; the contours indented with a stylus

Dimensions

Height: 164 mm, Width: 150 mm

Object history note

Antoine Bachelin Deflorenne (b. 1835), Paris; from whom purchased by the museum (dry stamp version of L. 1958 on recto of all four sheets), 1870.

Descriptive line

Drawing 'Allegory of Justice', copy after Gérard van Opstal, pen and brown ink, after 1654

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Jane Shoaf Turner and Christopher White, Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2014, vol. II, Cat. 507, illus. p.431.

Materials

Pen; Brown ink; Brown wash; Red chalk; Paper

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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