Watercolour drawing on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 39,5 x 32 cm. (15,6 x 12,6 inch). Image size: 29,5 x 21,8 cm. (11,6 x 8,6 inch).
Source unknown, to be determined.
Made by ‘Nicolaas Wicart’ after own design. Attributed to: Nicolaas Wicart (1748-1815) was a Dutch painter and draughtsman from and mostly active in Utrecht. He was active from 1768-1815. He built a reputation with his watercolours and grisailles of pastoral landscapes and town views. He often romantisized the views to make them pleasant compositions. He also made designs for wallpaper. From 1774 to 1784 he worked as a porcelain painter for ds. Johannes de Mol in Oud-Loosdrecht. His work is in major museums.
Condition: Good, given age. Firmly attached to cardboard. Includes the original decorative matting. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: DUTCH VILLAGE-RURAL