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Drawing - Landscape with a mounted traveller on a roadway leading to a village
  • Landscape with a mounted traveller on a roadway leading to a village
    Schalcke, Cornelis Symonsz. van der, born 1617 - died 1671
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Landscape with a mounted traveller on a roadway leading to a village

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Date:

    17th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Schalcke, Cornelis Symonsz. van der, born 1617 - died 1671 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black chalk; trace of framing line in black chalk
    at top and bottom.

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.545

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 24

Physical description

A roadway zigzags from the foreground into the distance, over a ridge of dunes, where cottage rooftops can be seen. A mounted traveller, in profile to the right, disappears over the ridge towards the houses.

Date

17th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Schalcke, Cornelis Symonsz. van der, born 1617 - died 1671 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Black chalk; trace of framing line in black chalk
at top and bottom.

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed at lower left, in black chalk, P. van der Schalk (possibly replicating traces of an original signature)

inscribed at lower right, in brown ink (with the museum’s Dyce inv. no.), 545

at lower left, 54 Ld Spencer 1811; and at lower centre, P Vander Schalk fld 17 Centy; and on another separate piece of card glued on at lower right, in a nineteenth-century hand, in pencil (with Dyce’s original inv. no.), 149

Dimensions

Height: 173 mm, Width: 263 mm

Object history note

the Hon. John Spencer (1708–46), AlthorpHouse, Northants; by descent to the Earls of Spencer, Althorp House (L. 1530); William Esdaile (1758–1837), London (L. 2617 at lower left); Rev. Alexander Dyce (1798–1869), London, by whom bequeathed to the museum (L. Suppl. 153b), 1869.

Descriptive line

Drawing, Landscape with a mounted traveller on a roadway leading to a village, Conrelis Symonsz. van der Schalcke, Dutch School, 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. 1, Cat. 180, illustrated.

Materials

Paper; Black chalk; Indian ink

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Tinting

Subjects depicted

Horse; Road; Trees

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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