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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Holland (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    c.1729 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pronk, Cornelius, born 1691 - died 1759 (attributed to)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn in colours and washed, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.478

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A large country house surrounded by trees sits on the side of a hill before a panoramic view of open countryside. A man (carrying a scythe) and a woman make their way along a path through fields of grain in the foreground.

Place of Origin

Holland (possibly, drawn)

Date

c.1729 (made)

Artist/maker

Pronk, Cornelius, born 1691 - died 1759 (attributed to)

Materials and Techniques

drawn in colours and washed, on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed at lower right, in brown ink (with the museum’s Dyce inv. no.), 478. Inscribed on old, plain beige mount, in a nineteenth-century hand, in pencil (with Dyce’s original inv. no.), 101.

Dimensions

Height: 139 mm, Width: 175 mm

Object history note

Rev. Alexander Dyce (1798–1869), London, by whom bequeathed to the museum (L. Suppl. 153b), 1869.

Descriptive line

Drawing, View of Huis Levendaal, near Rhenen, seen from the south, Cornelis Pronk (attributed to), Dutch School, c.1729

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.154, pp.204-5

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing; Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Chateau; Landscape

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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