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The Church of Saints Peter and Paul in Schelle, near Antwerp, seen from the North, with a Boat in the river Vliet

Anonymous, Flemish, 17th century
Former Attribution:
Jan van Goyen (Dutch, Leiden 1596–1656 The Hague)
mid-17th century
Black chalk, pen and brown ink, heightened with white gouache, on (faded) blue paper; framing line in pen and black ink
Sheet: 9 1/2 x 15 1/8 in. (24.1 x 38.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Brooke Russell Astor Bequest, 2013
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Verso: at lower left, inscribed "N 10 / Het dorp Schelle in het Quartier van Antwerpen / onder het Land van Arckel", and at lower center, inscribed "Van Goyen" in graphite (19th-century handwriting); at lower right, inscribed "87." in graphite (19th- or 20th-century handwriting)

Marking: At lower left, the collector's mark of Adolf Klein (Lugt 2786b)
Adolf Klein; sale, Christie's, London(South Kensington), December 8, 2011, lot 280; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
Christie's, South Kensington Old Master & Early British Drawings & Watercolours. Sale cat. London, December 8, 2011, cat. no. 280, ill.

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