Encampment by the fortress at Gennep on the River Maas


Jan van GOYEN

Leiden 1596 – 1656 The Hague

Encampment by the fortress at Gennep on the River Maas

Black chalk with touches of light brown wash; black chalk framing lines.

173 x 280 mm (6-3/4 x 11 in).

WATERMARK: horn in cartouche with letters PM below,

nearly identical to Beck I 1972, p. 329, fig. 19 (dated 1651); Schapelhouman and Schatborn 1998, p. 245, no. W127 (dated 1653). (R14)

CHAIN LINES: horizontal, 24-25 mm.
PROVENANCE: A. C. Bowring, his sale, London, Sotheby’s, 23 February 1955, lot 44.

Mathias Komor, New York (L. 1882a).

Marion Hammer Gallery, Lugano.

Sale, Amsterdam, Christie’s, 15 November 1983, lot 58.

Johnny van Haeften, London.

Robert Noortman, London and Maastricht.

Sale, Amsterdam, Christie’s, 25 November 1992, lot 577, acquired at the sale.

LITERATURE: Beck I 1972, p. 249, no. 825A.

Beck III 1987, pp. 116-7, no. 825A (illus.).

EXHIBITIONS: Robinson, Franklin W. and Peck, Sheldon. Fresh Woods and Pastures New: Seventeenth-Century Dutch Landscape Drawings from the Peck Collection. Chapel Hill/ Ithaca/ Worcester. 1999-2001. Published catalogue.