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Rue du Gros Horloge, Rouen

Wijnand Jan Joseph Nuijen (Dutch, 1813–1839)
early 19th century
Pencil, brown wash, white body color, over black chalk.
16-13/16 x 12-1/4 in. (42.7 x 31.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Charles and Jessie Price Gift, Van Day Truex Fund, and Mary Oenslager Fund, 2000
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Signed, lower right, in brown ink: W. J. J. Nuijen.

Inscription: Along the edges of the verso, a strip of blue paper, probably from an old backing;
Verso top center in blue crayon: 323
Verso lower left in pencil: W.J.J.Nuijen (1813-1839) / Mn (?) Nr A950 / coll. H. van Leeuwen, Holland
Verso lower right in pencil: X

Marking: Stamped, verso lower center x3: collector's mark of Hans van Leeuwen (L. 2799a)
Possibly owned by H. P. Bremmer; R. Bremmer; P. A. Scheen; E. Bakker 1958; Hans van Leeuwen (Dutch, born Arnhem 1911); Christie's, Amsterdam November 10, 1999, lot no. 174; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 25, 2005–October 23, 2005.

J. Knoef Van Romantiek tot Realisme. The Hague, 1947, cat. no. 71, p. 65.

Schilderijen en Tekeningen W. Nuijen Exh. cat. Museum Mesdag, 1952, 1952, cat. no. 43.

J. G. van Gelder Prenten en Teekeningen. Amsterdam, 1958, fig. no. 163, ill.

W. Nuijen, Romantische werken. Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, 1977, cat. no. 78.

Centraal Museum Nederlandse Tekeningen uit drie Eeuwen. Utrecht, 1978, cat. no. 80.

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