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Jan Asselijn (1610 - 1652)

Lot 252: Jan Asselijn (circa 1610-1652 Amsterdam)


November 16, 2005
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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An italianate landscape with a ferry crossing
black and white chalk, grey wash, on grey-blue paper, pen and brown ink framing lines
299 x 410 mm.

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Jan Asselijn (circa 1610-1652 Amsterdam)


A.C. Steland, Die Zeichnungen des Jan Asselijn, Fridingen, 1989, p. 110-1, no. 122, fig. 95.


J. Barnard (L. 1419), with his number 'N o: 799', measurements '16 1/4 x 11 1/2 ' and and inscription 'Jean Asselyn--Born at Antwerp An°: 1610. He was a Disciple of Esaias Van dervelde. He died in 1660' on the mount.
T. Philipe? (L. 2451).
W. Esdaile (L. 2617), his attribution 'John Asselyn' and number '...34 WE'; Christie's, London, 22 June 1840, lot 786, 6 s. to Sheath (with lot 787).
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 11 December 1979, lot 292.


Dr. Steland Stief dates this drawing to about 1649.

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November 16, 2005, 12:00 AM EST

Amsterdam, Netherlands