Artist Jan van Goyen, Dutch, 1596-1656
  • Landscape with Figures
Date 1631
Medium black chalk and gray wash on buff laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 4 3/8 × 7 1/2 inches (11.1 × 19.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund
Accession Number 38.19
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in black chalk, lower left: VG 1631
Marks Watermark: [tulip in a vase]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, center, verso: 994 [in circle]
unidentified collector's mark on verso at lower left.
April 20, 1857, Count A. Thibaudeau (Paris, France) sale, no. 341;
Louis Deglatigny (Rouen, France) [red collector's mark) L. Suppl. 1768a on recto at lower right].
May 28, 1937, Jean Charpentier (Paris, France) sale, no. 45 [purchased by Otto Werheimer, Paris, France];
Paul Wescher (Berlin, Germany);
1938-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Richardson, E.P. "The Landscape of Jan van Goyen." Bulletin of the DIA 19, 2 (1939): pp. 12-17 (fig. 2).

Beck, Hans-Ulrich. Jan van Goyen, 1596-1656. Amsterdam, 1972.

Logan, A.M. Dutch and Flemish Drawings and Watercolors. New York, 1988, p. 29, no. 8 (ill.).