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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Holland (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    1659 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Molyn, Pieter, born 1595 - died 1661 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    black chalk, washed with Indian ink

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.459

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 22

Physical description

Extensive, slightly undulating, country, with villages here and there; several women addressing some tired herdsmen in the centre of the foreground; Black chalk, washed with Indian ink; Signed Molyn, and dated, 1659.

Place of Origin

Holland (possibly, drawn)

Date

1659 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Molyn, Pieter, born 1595 - died 1661 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

black chalk, washed with Indian ink

Marks and inscriptions

Signed Molyn, and dated, 1659.

Dimensions

Height: 3.9 in, Width: 6 in

Descriptive line

Molyn, Pieter; Extensive slightly undulating landscape, with villages here and there; Black chalk, washed with Indian ink; Signed 'Molyn' and dated '1659'; Dutch School; 17th century.

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

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Paper; Black chalk; Indian ink

Techniques

Drawing; Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Cattle; Herdsmen; Women; Landscape

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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