Winter Landscape with Peasants Gathering and Chopping Wood
Jacob Cats (Dutch, Altona 1741–1799 Amsterdam)
Pen and grey ink, grey wash, over black chalk. Framing line in pen and brown ink.
6 1/4 x 9 1/16 in. (15.9 x 23 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1967
Not on view
Signature: Signed in pen and brown ink on verso at lower left corner: I:C fec 1784/N 455
Inscription: Traces of erased inscription visible at lower right on verso.
Vendor: Lucien Goldschmidt
Jacob Bean Patterns of Collecting: Selected Acquisitions, 1965-1975 Explanatory texts accompanying an exhibition: December 6, 1975 through March 23, 1976. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1975.
Jane Shoaf Turner "Jacob Cats and the Identification of a 'Pseudo-Goll van Franckenstein' Numbering System." Master Drawings. vol. 28, no. 3, Autumn 1990, fig. no. 1, pp. 323, 330, ill.