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DAY & FABER master drawings

    Abraham Bloemaert (Gorinchem c. 1565 - Utrecht 1651)

    A thatched shed; a woodcutter and resting peasants in the foreground

    Description:

    dated lower centre: "1650" attribution to A. Bloemart in the lower right black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash 213 x 310 mm

    Provenance:

    Chatou, the L. Jordanoff collection
    Private collection, France, until December 2017

    Literature

    Jap Bolten, "Abraham Bloemaert: The Drawings", Leyden, 2007, vol.1, n° 1639, vol. 2, reproduced, fig 1639

    Note:

    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.

    A thatched shed; a woodcutter and resting peasants in the foreground