Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Study of a Tree

Artist:
Jacques de Gheyn II (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1565–1629 The Hague)
Date:
late 16th–early 17th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink over black chalk
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 1/16 x 6 1/16 in. (20.4 x 15.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.377
Not on view
Inscription: Verso: at lower right, inscribed "JdeGheyn" in black chalk or graphite (18th- or 19th-century handwriting?); at lower right, numbered "7", in a circle, in graphite (20th-century handwriting)

Marking: Watermark: crozier
Private Collection; J. Guichardot (Paris); probably in his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, July 7, 1975; G. Stenman (Stockholm), as by Abraham Bloemaert; Einar Perman, Stockholm (Swedish, 1893–1976), acquired ca. 1953; his sale, Sotheby's, Amsterdam, June 9, 1975, lot 34; Theo Laurentius; F. W. A. Knight; his sale, Sotheby's, AmsterdamOctober 29, 1979, lot 2 (to C.G. Boerner); Private Collection, Germany; sale, Sotheby's, London, 8 July 2004, lot 17 (bought in); Joseph Fach (Frankfurt am Main)
Nils Lindhagen, Per Bjurström Dutch and Flemish Drawings in the Nationalmuseum and other Swedish collections. Stockholm, 1953, cat. no. 72.

Sotheby's, Amsterdam Omvattende een collectie Nederlandse en Vlaamse tekeningen van de 16de tot met de 18de eeuw. Sale catalogue. 1975, cat. no. 34, ill.

Sotheby's, Amsterdam Belangrijke Nederlandse Tekeningen: De Collectie van Dhr. F.W.A. Knight. Sale catalogue. 1979, cat. no. 2, ill.

J. Q. van Regteren Altena Jacques de Gheyn, Three Generations. vols. 1-3, The Hague, 1983, cat. no. II: 988, fig. no. III: 48, ill.

Sotheby's, London Old Master Drawings. Sale cat. July 8, 2004, cat. no. 17, ill.



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