Abraham Bloemaert (1564-1651)
Landscape with thatched barn, shepherd reclining and man leaning on a staff, circa 1610
Pen and brown ink on laid paper, inscribed in ink in a 17th century hand to verso: 'n.9' upper left, 'no. 30 - p.g.15 I 29 dec 88.' centre of top margin, and 'P. Autore Fiamingo' centre, several minor chips and one short closed tear to sheet edges at upper left and upper right (with discreet archival repairs to verso), image size 188 x 291mm (7.4 x 11.5 ins), sheet size 213 x 318mm (8.4 x 12.5 ins)
Private Collection, Dorset.
A relatively large-scale Flemish landscape drawing. The subject matter is similar to the series of farmhouse landscapes by Bloemaert which were engraved by Boetius Adams Bolswert and published under the title Verscheyden aerdige Lanthuysen nae t'leven Gekonterfeyt by Claes Jansz. Visscher in 1620.
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