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Drawing - Landscape with a hawking party

Landscape with a hawking party

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Holland (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gael, Barend (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brush and grey wash, over black chalk; framing line in dark brown ink. Inscribed at lower right, in brown ink (with the museum’s Dyce inv. no.), <i>465</i>. Inscribed on old ruled Dyce mount below drawing, in pencil: at centre, by Dyce, <i>B. Gaal</i>; and at lower right, in a nineteenth-century hand (with Dyce’s original inv. no.), <i>203</i>.

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.465

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 21

Physical description

Landscape with hawking party, galloping past several cottages; one horseman has just cast off his bird; Indian ink, on paper.

Place of Origin

Holland (possibly, drawn)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Gael, Barend (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Brush and grey wash, over black chalk; framing line in dark brown ink. Inscribed at lower right, in brown ink (with the museum’s Dyce inv. no.), 465. Inscribed on old ruled Dyce mount below drawing, in pencil: at centre, by Dyce, B. Gaal; and at lower right, in a nineteenth-century hand (with Dyce’s original inv. no.), 203.

Dimensions

Height: 227 mm, Width: 193 mm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Gael Barent; Landscape with hawking party, galloping past several cottages; one horseman has just cast off his bird; Indian ink, on paper; Dutch School; 17th century.

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. 1, Cat. 62, illustrated.

Materials

Paper; Indian ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Horsemen; Horses; Men; Cottages; Hunters; Hawks (birds of prey); Hunting

Categories

Drawings; Hunting

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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