Abraham Bloemaert (Gorinchem c. 1565 - Utrecht 1651)
A thatched shed; a woodcutter and resting peasants in the foreground
dated lower centre: "1650" attribution to A. Bloemart in the lower right black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash 213 x 310 mm
Chatou, the L. Jordanoff collectionPrivate collection, France, until December 2017
Jap Bolten, "Abraham Bloemaert: The Drawings", Leyden, 2007, vol.1, n° 1639, vol. 2, reproduced, fig 1639
A much sketchier landscape drawing with the same shed, in the Witt Collection, London (cat. 1640, Bolten, 2007), shows a comparable scene, though with the woodcutter absent.