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Jacobus Storck

View of castle Tolhuis near Schenkenschans along the river Rhine, ca. 1670
Copenhagen, SMK - The Royal Collection of Graphic [..]
Object information
Object category
drawing
Physical connection
Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.

part of a sketch book

possibly part of a sketchbook, which also included two sheets in the same technique and almost identical dimensions with depictions of Bonn and Worms, coll. Sybrand Feitama, auction Amsterdam (De Bosch), 16 October 1758 and following days, kunstboek K, no. 93 and 94, as made around 1670 (Dattenberg 1967, p. 316, no. 349 a)
Support/medium
paper, pen in brown ink, grey wash, heightened in white
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (landscape format) 100 x 158 mm
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
Current attribution
Jacobus Storck
Date
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c. 1670 (1666 - 1672)
dating on the basis of the following considerations: earliest dated work according to Bol from 1666 and Tolhuis Castle was burned down in 1672 when French troops under Louis XIV crossed the Rhine. Also two other related drawings by Bonn and Worms are known, in sale S. Feitama 1758 mentioned as made 'around 1670' (Sander Erkens, February 2013)
Created in
Schenkenschanz (kerkdorp/vesting Kleef) or based on a drawing made on the spot
Provenance
Visual documentation
Creation date: 2013-02-18; Last modified date: 2020-12-08

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