53. [Flemish school]

Hunters in a landscape.

C. 1570-1634

Drawing, black chalk heightened with white, 25,2 x 40,7 cm, blue-grey paper, unsigned (crease at lower right edge, min. foxing hardly affecting the image).

Stuck by upper corners under passe-partout.

Two hunters in the left foreground stroll through a forest landscape with a ruin in the far background. Drawn by a confident hand which recalls the best late 16th-century Flemish or Dutch draughtsmen. The drawing has been attributed on the passe-partout to Roelant Savery (1576-1639). Aside from the hatching on the leaves, there is little stylistic argument to confirm this attribution.
Ref. Kortrijk 2011, pp. 102-3. - Durham 1979.

€ 700 / 800

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