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Drawing - Woman Addressing a Shepherd Seated on a Tree Trunk
  • Woman Addressing a Shepherd Seated on a Tree Trunk
    Abraham Bloemaert, born 1564 - died 1651
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Woman Addressing a Shepherd Seated on a Tree Trunk

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    late 16th - early 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Abraham Bloemaert, born 1564 - died 1651 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawn with a pen, and washed with sepia

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.398

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 27

Physical description

Female, partly seen, addressing a shepherd who is seated on the trunk of an old tree; Drawn with a pen, and washed with sepia.

Place of Origin

Netherlands (possibly, drawn)

Date

late 16th - early 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Abraham Bloemaert, born 1564 - died 1651 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Drawn with a pen, and washed with sepia

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed at lower right, in brown ink (with museum's Dyce inv. no.), 398. Inscribed on old Dyce washed border mount, on piece of card from a previous mount glued at lower centre, almost certainly in the hand of Esdaile, in brown ink, Ab. Bloemart; above this, in a nineteenth-century hand, in pencil (with Dyce's original inv. no.), 215; and at lower right, just below the drawing, in the same hand, also in pencil, 215.

Dimensions

Height: 261 millimetres, Width: 165 millimetres

Descriptive line

Drawing, 'Woman Addressing a Shepherd Seated on a Tree Trunk', copy after Abraham Bloemaert, pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk; Dutch School; Late 16th - early 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.
Jane Shoaf Turner and Christopher White, Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2014, vol. I, Cat. 34, illus. p.77.

Materials

Pen; Sepia

Techniques

Drawing; Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Shepherd; Tree; Woman

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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