Roman Ruins ("Coliseo")

1627
Bartholomaeus Breenbergh (Dutch, about 1598–1657)


Dimensions

23.81 x 18.41 cm (9 3/8 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.410

Medium or Technique

Brush with brown and gray wash and black chalk (or graphite?) on cream laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Borderline in pen and dark brown ink

Inscription

Recto LL in graphite or black chalk: "BB (interlocked) f. 162(7, or possibly 3)
Verso UL in pen and brown ink in an early hand "Coliseo".
Later inscriptions or marks: Verso UL in pen and brown ink: Coliseo
Verso LL in graphite pencil: #2565
Verso LL in graphite pencil-- patially erased: 10// [?]

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: Pilgrim in oval

Provenance

C & J Goodfriend, New York; acquired November 1983

Credit Line

Francis Welch Fund and Lucy Dalbiac Luard Fund