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Gheyn II, J. de - Animals - A1714

 Gheyn II, J. de - Animal portraitsGheyn II, J. de - Animal portraits
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ascribed to
Jacques (Jacob) de Gheyn II
1565 Antwerp –gheyn Den Hague 1625

Birds, squirells, a cock and a snake.

Pen-and-ink drawing in dark brown, on handmade paper with watermark: characters „EB“. 15:31,2 cm. Verso: Sketch of a standing man, architectural fragments and several numbers. Brown ink and black chalk.

Smoothed centrefold, paper a little bit brownisch and stained.

Compare literature: K.G. Boon, Netherlandish Drawings of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries. 2 vols. Catalogue of the Dutch und Flemish Drawings in the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. Den Haag, 1978, vol. I, No 241, vol. II, Fig. p 90; Exhibition catalogue: Jacques de Gheyn II als tekenaar. Rotterdam/Washington 1986, No 67 and 77 with Fig.