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Jan van Kessel (1641-1680)

Schetchbook of 150 pages with topographical views, landscapes and animals, ca. 1659-1660
Paris, Fondation Custodia, inv./cat.nr. 2006-T.30
Object information
Object category
drawing, sketchbook
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.
There are drawings on every right-hand sheet. The first two pages with drawings were discovered under the inside front cover during restoration after the acquisition by Custodia, for this reason in this database their images are missing.
Support/medium
paper, vellum, black chalk, brown and grey wash
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (landscape format) 10 x 16 cm
Current attribution
Jan van Kessel (1641-1680)
Date
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
c. 1659-1660 (1659 - 1660)
Giltaij 2007-2008
Provenance
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Entered on: 2015-07-17; Last modification: 2016-07-05

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