Art/ Collection/ Art Object

View of a Canal with Three Windmills

Jan Hulswit (Dutch, Amsterdam 1766–1822 Nieuwer-Amstel)
late 18th–early 19th century
Pen and brown ink, watercolor, over a sketch in black chalk. Framing line in pen and brown ink
sheet: 8 1/8 x 13 1/8 in. (20.7 x 33.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Sotheby's Inc. Gift, 2009
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: At lower left, monogrammed (?) "I. H." in pen and brown ink

Inscription: Verso: at upper centre, inscribed "Jan Hulswit ± 1722" in graphite (20th- century handwriting); at lower left, inscribed "KxS/N415" in graphite (19th-century handwriting?); at lower right, inscribed "Inv 662" in graphite (20th-century handwriting)
sale Galerie Bassenge (Berlin), 2008, 30 May, lot 6545; Vendor: Galerie Motte Masselink (French)
Galerie Bassenge Gemälde alter und neuerer Meister Zeichnungen des 15.-19. Jahrhunderts. Sale cat. Auktion 91, May 30, 2008, cat. no. 6545, ill.

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