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An Italian City with a Crowd Watching Actors in an Outdoor Theater

Artist:
Hendrick Verschuring (Dutch, Gorinchem 1627–1690 near Dordrecht)
Date:
1642–90
Medium:
Black chalk, pen and brown ink, gray wash, black lead framing lines
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 13/16 x 14 3/8 in. (27.4 x 36.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anonymous Gift, in honor of Frits Markus, and Frits and Rita Markus Fund, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.226
Not on view
Signature: lower right, brush and gray ink: HVS f. 1685

Inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: 444 // N 269

Marking: Stamped with coll. marks of R.P. Goldschmidt (L. 2926) and B. Houthakker (L. 1272).
Watermark: crowned coat of arms of Amsterdam
Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
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