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Study of a Blasted Tree Trunk and Branches

Artist:
Simon de Vlieger (Dutch, Rotterdam (?) ca. 1600/1601–1653 Weesp)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to the circle of Anthonie Waterloo (Dutch, Lille 1609–1690 Utrecht)
Date:
1600–1653
Medium:
Black chalk, brown wash, heightened with yellowish white chalk. Framing line in pen and black ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 1/8 x 8 3/8 in. (28.3 x 21.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Alain and Marie-Christine van den Broek d'Obrenan Gift, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.138
Not on view
Marking: Verso: at lower left, an unidentified collector's mark; at lower right, the collector's mark of Julius Held (not in Lugt)
Julius S. Held (New York and Bennington, 1905–2002); his sale, Christie's, New York, January 30, 2009, part of lot 320; Vendor: Christie's, New York
The Scholar's Eye: Property from the Julius Held Collection: Part II. Sale cat. Christie's, New York, January 30, 2009, cat. no. part of lot 320.



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