Flamingoes (recto and verso) Design for Batik wall covering

about 1895
Gerrit Willem Dijsselhof (Dutch, 1866–1924)


Dimensions

Sheet: 42.1 x 34 cm (16 9/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1234

Medium or Technique

Brush, pen and black ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Verso, l.r. in graphite: G. W. Dijsselhof design for rooms of dr. W. van Hoorn (1896/98)

Markings

Watermark: Rampant lion with arrows and sword, surrounded by crowned circle, with the words "Propatria Eiusque Libertate" within the circle. Countermark: WHB. Probably from a mill in Vryheyt.

Provenance

E. H. Ariëns Kappers, Amsterdam, NL; from whom purchased June 21, 2006

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Sheldon and Leena Peck