Wooded Landscape with Travelers (The Square Landscape)

1616-1619
Esaias van de Velde (Dutch, 1587–1630)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein xxxii.254 16, ii/v; Burchard 153.5 i/ii

Dimensions

Platemark: 17.3 x 17.6 cm (6 13/16 x 6 15/16 in.) Sheet: 18.4 x 18.9 cm (7 1/4 x 7 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.739

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

An old note states “Bur. 5 (before Burchard’s first state)” – but it appears to be his first state

Inscription

In plate UL: ESAIS VANDEN VELDE Fecit. / I. P. Beerendrecht. excudit.
Later inscriptions or marks: Verso LR in graphite pencil: B. 5 i/i c30548 / 3 [in a circle]

Provenance

Sir William Stirling Maxwell (1818-1878); probably Sir John Stirling Maxwell (d. 1958); P. & D. Colnaghi, Ltd., London;September 20, 1961, purchased from P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard