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Drawing - The river Tiber in rome looking south towards St peter’s and the Castel Sant’Angelo
  • The river Tiber in rome looking south towards St peter’s and the Castel Sant’Angelo
    Lieven, Cruyl, born 1635 - died 1733
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The river Tiber in rome looking south towards St peter’s and the Castel Sant’Angelo

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Rome, Italy (drawn)

  • Date:

    late 17th - early 18th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lieven, Cruyl, born 1635 - died 1733 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    highly finished pen drawing, tinted with bistre and neutral tint, on vellum

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.546

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DG, shelf 20

Physical description

The Tiber at Rome, with St. Peter's in the distance, and the Castle of St. Angelo seen on the right; two travellers and a lady standing on a balcony in the foreground attended by an old woman; A highly finished pen drawing, tinted with bistre and neutral tint, on vellum; Signed, L. Cruyl, fec: Romæ.

Place of Origin

Rome, Italy (drawn)

Date

late 17th - early 18th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Lieven, Cruyl, born 1635 - died 1733 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

highly finished pen drawing, tinted with bistre and neutral tint, on vellum

Marks and inscriptions

Signed, L. Cruyl, fec: Romæ.

Dimensions

Height: 7.8 in, Width: 11.4 in

Descriptive line

Lieven, Cruyl; The Tiber at Rome, St. Peter's in the distance, and the Castle of St. Angelo seen on the right; Highly finished pen drawing, tinted with bistre and neutral tint, on vellum; Signed; Flemish School; Late 17th - early 18th 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.
The full text of the entry is as follows:

'FLEMISH SCHOOL.
...
LIEVIN CRUYL.
Painter and Etcher.
Born at Ghent in 1640, worked in Rome.

THE TIBER at ROME, with St. Peter's in the distance, and the Castle of St. Angelo seen on the right; two travellers and a lady standing on a balcony in the foreground attended by an old woman. A highly finished pen drawing on vellum, tinted with bistre and neutral tint. Signed, "L. Cruyl, fec: Romæ." 546
Width, 11 5/12 inches. Height, 7 9/12 inches.'

Materials

Pen; Vellum; Bistre

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Tinting

Subjects depicted

Women; Rome; Saint Peter's Basilica; Travellers; Balcony; Castle of St Angelo

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection code

PDP

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