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Seascape with Six Figures in the Foreground

Artist:
Nicolaas Aartman (Dutch, Amsterdam 1713–1793 Amsterdam)
Date:
18th century
Medium:
Brush and grey wash, watercolor. Some remains of black chalk
Dimensions:
2 11/16 x 3 3/4 in. (6.9 x 9.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.121.2
Not on view
Signature: In pen and black ink at lower margin centre: A. fec:

Inscription: verso in pencil: Ploos vans Anstel [sic]
Verso, lower left in pen and brown ink: Greffier Fagels colln / 1801 W E. PI N 51

Marking: Upper right corner: WE (collector's mark of William Esdaile; Lugt 2617)
William Esdaile (British, 1758–1837 London); François Fagel, Sr., The Hague (Dutch, The Hague 1659–1746 The Hague); Vendor: Peter Rowlands
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