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Title:

An imaginary view of 'Het Tolhuis' on the River Merwede, near Gorcum

Maker:

Ulft, Jacob van der; draughtsman; Dutch artist, 1627-1689

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

1654

School/Style:

Dutch

Description:

A caprice: the building of the Custom's House on the River Merwede has been given imaginary wings and an imaginary garden, possibly based on drawings by his father. The Custom's house still survives in mutilated form

Technique:

watercolour

Material(s):

gouache; medium
vellum (skin); support

Technique
Description:

gouache on vellum

Dimension(s):

height, 325, mm
width, 418, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1963; Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir

Provenance:

?Samuel Woodburn, London, Christie's, 23 June 1854, lot 1677; Kunsthandel Galerie Sanct Lucas, Vienna; Mrs. Frohlich; Messrs Colnaghi, bt. by Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a), April 1951, £120

Inscription(s):

signature; lower centre; jac: Van ulft
date; lower centre; 1654

Alternative
Number:

Lugt; 1405a

Accession:

Object Number: PD.749-1963
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 5329; input: 2000-05-10; modified: 2003-07-18)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/5329





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