Ruins of the Abbey of Rijnsburg; the ruins are overgrown and a figure is in the centre of the composition Etching, printed in yellow-white ink on black-brown-tinted paper
- 1610-1638 (circa)
- Height: 200 millimetres
- Width: 318 millimetres
Literature: J. Rowlands, 'Hercules Segers', New York, 1979, no. 71; C.Ackley, 'Printmaking in the Age of Rembrandt', Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, exh. cat. 1981, no. 67; A. Griffiths, 'White Ink', in Print Quarterly 8 (1991), pp.285-290; J.Bolten et al., 'Delineavit et Sculpsit', 13 1994, p.25 (on ruins of Rijnsburg)
1990 Exhibition Label:
"Segers worked in Haarlem and Amsterdam. He was an inveterate experimenter with printing techniques, achieving unusual effects by using prepared surfaces and unconventional combinations of ink and colours. Here he employed an oily, yellowish-white medium on paper prepared dark brown".
D+F XVIIc Mounted Roy
1990, BM, Treasures of the Department of Prints and Drawings
2012 Jan-May, BM, 'Hercules Segers'
- Topographic representation of: Rijnsburg
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Object reference number: PPA67783
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