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(a) Five cattle by water, with a town on fire in the distance, and (b) a herdsman driving cattle, with a town on fire in the distance, leaf from the Van Borssom sketchbook;
Pen (often reed pen) and brown ink, (a) and (b) with grey and pink wash. The towns circled in black chalk.
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Height: 231 millimetres (page)
Width: 175 millimetres (chain lines horizontal, 24/25mm apart)
- Curator's comments
- For further information see f.1 of the Van Borssom sketchbook, 1854,0628.111.1.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1992, BM, Drawings by Rembrandt and his Circle, (folios 16 verso and 17 recto, not in catalogue).
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- 1854,0628.81 to 117 were purchased from Tiffin and the register records that they were all drawings that he had bought on his own account at the Woodburn sale. The Bill Book gives prices and agrees that all of them came from the Woodburn sale. Neither source gives the lot numbers. The van Borssum sketchbook is one that can be positively identified.
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