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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Holland (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    1654 (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.464

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 26, box A

Physical description

Extensive view across a slightly undulating country, dotted with villages; groups of figures in the foreground, and a man trying to shoot birds; Black chalk, washed with Indian ink; Signed Molyn, and dated 1654.

Place of Origin

Holland (possibly, drawn)

Date

1654 (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 1654.

Dimensions

Height: 5.5 in, Width: 7.4 in

Descriptive line

Molyn, Pieter; Extensive view across a slightly undulating country, dotted with villages; groups of figures in the foreground, and a man trying to shoot birds; Black chalk, washed with Indian ink; Signed and dated; Dutch School; 1654.

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

Villages; Birds; Landscape; Figures

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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