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The banks of a canal, with a sledge; water in the foreground, a truss of hay next to the sledge (wheelbarrow), a wooden planked construction at left with grass on top, a fenced meadow with cottages amid trees beyond.
Pen and brown ink with watercolour.
Verso: see Inscriptions.
No watermark: the drawing is now laid down, with a window to expose the Goll mark and the register number; but it was lifted and inspected in around 1960 by Christopher White, who recorded that there was no watermark.
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Height: 157 millimetres
Width: 255 millimetres (chain lines horizontal, 24-5mm apart)
- Curator's comments
- Entry from Martin Royalton-Kisch, 'Catalogue of drawings by Rembrandt and his school', 2010, Anthonie van Borssom, cat. no.2:
A characteristic watercolour, though not signed. The location has not been identified.
London, 1915, p.63, no.4; Haarlem, 1997, under no.68.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
No exhibitions recorded.
- Good; a few slight spots and stains.
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- Acquisition notes
- Goll van Franckenstein (L.2987, with no. 'N782'; his sale of 1833 included several watercolours by van Borssom but the present sheet cannot be identified with a particular lot); John Sheepshanks (L.2333); purchased with his collection through Messrs Smith, 1836.
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