Exhibitions/ Art Object

Village Street Scene with a Church

Artist:
Cornelis Ploos van Amstel (Dutch, 1726–1798)
Date:
1777
Medium:
Brush and brown wash, over a sketch in graphite
Dimensions:
sheet: 3 3/4 x 6 1/16 in. (9.6 x 15.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 2007
Accession Number:
2007.270
Not on view
Signature: Verso: below, signed and dated "Ploos van Amstel JC|inv: et Fecit 1777" in pen and brown ink; to the right, inscribed "= JC" in pencil (20th century?)

Inscription: Verso: at lower left, inscribed "Geoffreerd |naar [or aan or naar?] de heer AZingg|te dresden" in pen and brown ink (by the artist)
Probably sale, Karl & Faber (Munich), November 30-December 1, 1972, part of lot 425; sale, Galerie Bassenge (Berlin), May 25-26, 2006, lot 5606; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
Karl & Faber Graphik, Zeichnungen, Aquarelle und Ölgemälde alter und neuer Meister Autkion 133 | November 30 - December 1, 1972. 1972, cat. no. part of cat. 425.

Theo Laurentius, J. W. Niemeijer, G. Ploos van Amstel Cornelis Ploos van Amstel, 1726-1798: Kunstverzamelaar en prentuitgever. Assen, 1980, p. 155, part of cat. C11.

Galerie Bassenge Kunst des 15.-19. Jahrhunderts: Miscellaneen und Trouvaillen des 15.-19. Jahrhunderts. Sale cat. Auktion 87, May 25-26, 2006, cat. no. 5606, ill.



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