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DAY & FABER master drawings

    Gillis Neyts (Overijse 1623 - Antwerp 1687)

    A landscape with a monumental tree and an amorous couple

    Description:

    signed 'Æ. Neyts. f.'
    pen and brown ink, brown wash, brown ink framing lines

    205 x 318 mm

    Provenance:

    Provenance

    William Douglas-Hamilton, 12th Duke of Hamilton (1845-1895), by 1887 (according to the 1976-77 exhibition catalogue).
Probably with Nicolaas Beets (1878-1963), Amsterdam; from whom purchased by I.Q. van Regteren Altena on 31 October 1925 for 75 guilders (Inventory book: '132. t. G. Neyts landschap')

    W. Bernt, Die Niederländischen Zeichner des 17. Jahrhunderts, II, Munich, 1958, no. 438.
P. Gustot, Gillis Neyts: Un paysagiste brabançon en vallée mosane au XVIIe siècle, Namur, 2008, pp. 133 and 226, no. D. 235. 
S. Alsteens, Raphael to Renoir: Drawings from the Collection of Jean Bonna, exhib. cat., New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Edinburgh, National Gallery of Scotland, 2009, pp. 114-5, under no. 51

    A landscape with a monumental tree and an amorous couple