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Landscape with Trees and Figures

Artist:
Herman van Swanevelt (Dutch, Woerden (?) ca. 1603–1655 Paris)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Anonymous, Dutch, 17th century
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Karl Blechen (German, Cottbus 1798–1840 Berlin)
Date:
1600–1665
Medium:
Brush and brown ink, over a sketch in black chalk. Framing line in pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 1/4 x 10 in. (18.4 x 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Frits and Rita Markus Fund, 2010
Accession Number:
2010.43
Not on view
Inscription: Verso: at lower left, inscribed "Blechen" in graphite (19th or 20th century)
Wolfgang Ratjen, Munich and Vaduz (German, 1943–1997); Stiftung Wolfgang Ratjen; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 29, 2014–July 14, 2014.

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