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Drawing - A Rocky Landscape with an Abbey or Manor House in a Valley and Figures in the Foreground
  • A Rocky Landscape with an Abbey or Manor House in a Valley and Figures in the Foreground
    Unknown François, Simon, born 1606 - died 1671
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A Rocky Landscape with an Abbey or Manor House in a Valley and Figures in the Foreground

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Date:

    mid-late 16th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown
    François, Simon, born 1606 - died 1671 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and brown ink, with grey wash; framing line in black ink

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.564

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 110

Physical description

Landscape, with stunted trees growing on rocks, about which flights of birds are hovering; a group of figures is on the right in the foreground, some of the persons have crossed a bridge.

Date

mid-late 16th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Unknown
François, Simon, born 1606 - died 1671 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and brown ink, with grey wash; framing line in black ink

Marks and inscriptions

564
Inscribed at lower right, in brown ink (with the museum’s Dyce inv. no.)

B. (?) Francoise / de Lorrain
Inscribed on verso of lining, at centre right, in graphite and brown ink

Dimensions

Height: 110 mm, Width: 170 mm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Drawing 'A Rocky Landscape with an Abbey or Manor House in a Valley and Figures in the Foreground', Anonymous North or South Netherlandish(?), pen and brown ink, mid to late 16th 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. II, Cat. 609, illus.

Materials

Pen; Brown ink; Grey wash; Paper

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Bridge; Landscape; Figures; Trees; Birds

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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