Current Inventory by Jan Van de Velde II

Cascade

Artist: Jan Van de Velde II
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Jan van de Velde (1593-1641), Cascade,  etching, 1616. References:  Hollstein 264,  first state (of 2),  Francken and Van der Kellen 303, third state (of four).  Plate number 9 from the series Landscapes: Third Part. In generally good condition apart from light stain over left half of image, printed on old laid paper with an elaborate shield watermark, with margins, 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches, the sheet 5 1/8 x 8 1/4 inches. A very good impression. A cascade flows down the hillside and under a bridge at the left; at the right a covered wagon rolls around a bend […]

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Skaters

Artist: Jan Van de Velde II
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Jan van de Velde (1593-1641), Skaters, etching, c. 1616. References:  Hollstein 238, second state (of 3),  Francken and Van der Kellen322, third state (of four). In good condition, affixed to a card at top by two spots of glue, trimmed on or just inside of the borderline, minor toning, 4 3/4 x 7 7/16 inches. A very good strong impression. An exceedingly well-dressed foursome, men in top hats, women in long coats, converse bottom right; another well dressed man attends a woman’s skates bottom center. The magnificent bare trees serve as a lush backdrop.

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Woman and Child (Landscape)

Artist: Jan Van de Velde II
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Jan van de Velde (1593-1641), Woman with Child, etching, 1616. References:  Hollstein 260, first state (of 2),  Francken and Van der Kellen299, third state (of four).  Plate number 5 from the series Landscapes: Third Part. In very good condition, with small margins outside of the plate mark (trimmed a bit unevenly; a few spots of staining/foxing; remains of prior hinging verso, printed on a thin laid paper. 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches. A very good impression. A mother and child in the foreground walk toward a huge structure in ruins, being held up by a post in front; in […]

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Frontispiece, from Landscapes, Third Part (1616)

Artist: Jan Van de Velde II
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Jan van de Velde (1593-1641), Frontispiece, from Landscapes, Third Part (1616),  Reference:  Francken and Van der Kellen 295, Hollstein 256, second state (of 4). In good condition, with full margins (browning toward margin edges), printed on a laid paper with a jug (?) watermark.  4 3/4 x 7 1/2, the sheet 7 1/4 x 10 inches. A very good impression. With the address of Claes Visscher, date (1616), and the artist’s name in elaborate seal at the top center.  A peaceful scene, made at about the time of Rembrandt’s birth; it has of course been conjectured that this and like […]

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Marche aux Legumes (Vegetable Market)

Artist: Jan Van de Velde II
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Jan van de Velde (1593-1641), Marche aux Legumes, etching, c. 1614.  References:  Francken and Van der Kellen 283, fourth state (of 4). The frontispiece from Soixante Paysages, the second part of the series.  In very good condition, overall toning, with small margins, 7 5/8 x 4 3/16 inches. Printed on a yellowish laid paper, with a Pro Patria watermark. Provenance: Succession Grendolf #1444, with the stamp recto (not in Lugt). Christie’s New York, Old Master and Modern Prints, 11/16/1982 A very good impression. In a discussion of Van de Velde’s depiction of his Pancake Woman (Clifford Ackley, Printmaking in the […]

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Abraham and Hagar

Artist: Jan Van de Velde II
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Jan van de Velde (1593-1641), Abraham and Hagar, etching, 1616. Reference: Hollstein 266, Franken and Van der Kellen 305. Hollstein’s first state (of 2), F/VK’s third state (of 4), with the number 11 lower right, before the 3 upper right. In good condition apart from a stain (?) in sky, browning toward the outer edges of the paper, on laid paper with wide margins, 4 3/4 x 7 1/4, the sheet 7 1/4 x 9 3/4, archival window mat. A fine clear impression with the details printing vividly. Abraham and Hagar and their son Ishmael are seen in the lower […]

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