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Peasants in a Landscape with a Military Camp in Grand-Hallet

Josua de Grave (Dutch, Amsterdam 1643–1712 The Hague)
Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash
Sheet: 5 15/16 x 7 7/16 in. (15.1 x 18.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Sotheby's Inc. Gift and Harry G. Sperling Fund, 2012
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: At upper center, inscribed "Grand haldis" [?], and at lower left, inscribed "Int: Leger: 1675 10:/9: m:/d:" in pen and brown ink, by the artist. Verso: at upper center, inscribed "Josua de Grave" in graphite (erased; 20th-century handwriting)

Marking: At lower right, the collector's mark of Carl Emil Duits (Lugt 533a)
Carel Emil Duits (born Amsterdam 1882, died London); sale, Galerie Bassenge (Berlin), November 25, 2011, lot 6237; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
Galerie Bassenge Gemälde alter und neuerer Meister Zeichnungen des 15.-19. Jahrhunderts. Sale cat. November 25, 2011, cat. no. 6237, ill.

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