Antiquariaat Goltzius: Calligraphy Tekening
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Anonymous (2nd half 18th century)
Calligraphy representing a large rooster, a verse on the art of painting and writing, and sheet music with psalms.
The verse reads: "De schilderkonst schijnd leeven, aan verw en doek te geeven. De schrijfkonst rijk van zwier, geeft spraak aan stom papier." [The art of painting appears to give life to paint and canvas. The art of writing, rich in finery, gives speach to mute paper.]l Pen in brown ink and pencil on laid paper, 290 x 384 mm. Unsigned and undated. Watermark: P.W. de Veyfde [=Prins Willem de vijfde (1748-1806). Small repaired tear lower left and light water- or oilstains in upper corners.
Antiquariaat GoltziusProfessional seller
Book number: 60154
€  1092.50 [Appr.: US$ 1177.07 | £UK 935 | JP¥ 177008]

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