Studies of Birds (recto); Village Scene with Skaters (verso)
Albert Flamen (Flemish, born ca. 1620, active 1648–88)
Formerly attributed to Anonymous, Netherlandish, 16th century
mid 17th century
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash (recto); watercolor (verso)
sheet: 10 1/4 x 7 3/16 in. (26.1 x 18.2 cm)
Gift of Katrin Bellinger, 2008
Not on view
Inscription: Many annotations in pen and brown ink by the artist on the recto (naming the different birds and indicating their colors) and some on the verso.
Marking: Lower right the collector's mark of Richardson the Elder (Lugt 2183). On the mount the collector's mark of Dr. Carl Robert Rudolf (Lugt 2811b).
Jonathan Richardson Sr. (British, London 1667–1745 London); Dr. Carl Robert Rudolf (British, ca. 1884–1974); Alice Steiner (American, 1912–2003); Steiner Family Collection by descent; Donor: Katrin Bellinger
Artist: Albert Flamen (Flemish, born ca. 1620, active 1648–88)Date: mid 17th–late 17th centuryMedium: Pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, framing lines in pen and brown ink, and brush and brown wash.Accession: 1996.150On view in:Not on view