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'Borghese Dancers'

17th century

Part of a bound volume of 140 drawings

Object details

Title'Borghese Dancers'
Materials and techniques
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash
Brief description
Drawing, 'Borghese Dancers', by Jan de Bisschop, Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, 17th century
Physical description
Part of a bound volume of 140 drawings
  • Height: 85mm
  • Width: 210mm
Object history
Goswin Uilenbroek (1658–1740), Amsterdam, his sale, Amsterdam, Beukelaar, 23 October 1741, Album K: ‘Een groot Boek in Jugt leer van omtrent 120 Tekeningen, gewassen van Bisschop na Statuen en groepen in Antieke Bas relieven, getekent met voornemen om in ‘t koper te brengen, gelyk hy in zyn Voorreden van zijn Boek zegt, op groot gedubbelt papier geplakt. 4 ou plus’ (bt. for 280 fl.); Cornelis Ploos van Amstel Jb Czn (1726–98), Amsterdam (L. 2725), 1760–c.1763;1 probably Benjamin West (1738–1820), London; probably Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723–92), London; Horace Walpole (1717–97), London and Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, 1763; Edwin Parsons (dealer), London; from whom purchased for the museum (each individual drawing with dry stamp version of L. 1958), 8 June 1889 for £13. 13s. 0d.
Bibliographic reference
Jane Shoaf Turner and Christopher White, Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2014, vol. I, Cat. 23.139, illus. p. 67
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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