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View of Calcar on the Lower Rhine near Cleves

Aelbert Cuyp (Dutch, Dordrecht 1620–1691 Dordrecht)

Date:
ca. 1640–42
Medium:
Black chalk and gray wash and graphite, watercolored in green and ochre yellow, partly brushed with gum arabic; framing lines in black ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. (19.1 x 49.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
From the Collection of Rita and Frits Markus, Bequest of Rita Markus, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.330.4
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: Annotated, lower left, in pen and ink: "A. Kuip"

  • Provenance

    E. Cichorius ; Oskar Huldschinsky ; Graupe (Berlin), 3 Nov 1931, No. 27 (2,600 DM)sold 3.11.1931, No. 27; Siegfried Kramarsky, New York (given by him to Fritz and Rita Markus); Frits and Rita Markus ; Donor: The Estate of Rita Markus

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Philippe de Montebello Years: Curators Celebrate Three Decades of Acquisitions," October 24, 2008–February 1, 2009.

  • References

    Heinrich Dattenberg Niederrheinansichten Holländischer Künstler des 17 Jahrhunderts. Düsseldorf, 1967, cat. no. 90, fig. no. 90, p. 80, ill.

    Christopher Brown Dutch Landscape Painting: Themes and Painters in the National Gallery. 1979, fig. no. 5, pp. 6-7, ill.

    Peter Schatborn Dutch Figure Drawings from the Seventeenth Century. The Hague, 1981, fig. no. 1, p. 120, ill.

    Peter Schoon Aelbert Cuyp, 1620-1691 Dordrechts Museum Informatief. 1991, fig. no. 10, pp. 6, 13, ill.

    Aelbert Cuyp. Ex. cat., Washington, National Gallery of Art, October 7, 2001-January 13, 2002; London, National Gallery, February 13-May 12, 2002; Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum Museum, June 7-September 1, 2002. Edited by Arthur Wheelock Jr., 2001-2002, See cat. 25 for a painting that incorporates the landscape in this drawing and cats. 91-93 for landscape drawings that were influenced by this one., cat. no. 76, fig. no. 76.

    Carmen C. Bambach, Nadine Orenstein, Samantha Rippner, Perrin Stein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 2005-2006." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 64, no. 2, New York, Fall 2006, pp. 38-9, ill.



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