© Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
© Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Untitled (Landscape with a winding brook)

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Landscape with a winding brook; the edge of a steep hill at left, several figures in the fields either side, a belt of trees in the middle distance and a ridge of hills on the horizon. c.1645. Pen and brown ink with watercolour and bodycolour;* framing lines in pen and brown ink. * In general, the colour seems original, although certainty is impossible on this point. Some of the greens, however, especially the rather acid colour employed in the middle distance, is unusual for this period, and it could be that some extra colour was added posthumously, perhaps in the eighteenth century. Verso: see Inscriptions. No watermark.

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Netherlands

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