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Image ID:
lwlpr19096
Call Number:
49.3664.19
Creator:
Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
Title:
Mr. John Sybrecht landskip painter GV [monogram].
Related Title:
Mr. John Sybrecht landscape painter
Published:
[England, between 1720 and 1756?]
Description:
1 drawing : port. ; image 15.7 x 13.4 cm., on sheet 20 x 15 cm.
Notes:
Title from inscription in ink below image. | Signed in ink, lower right: G.V. | Inscription in ink, lower right: ob. 1763 Ata 73. in possess. Mr. Van Ost. | Inscription in ink, lower left: N. Langillire pinx. | Engraving by T. Chambars in Anecdotes of painting identifies artist as: N. Largiliere pinx. | Drawing that was used as a basis for an engraving of Sybrecht in: Anecdotes of painting in England / by Mr. Horace Walpole. Strawberry-Hill : Printed in the year MDCCLXIII, [1763], v. 3, opp. p. 102.
Reference:
Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library / by Allen T. Hazen. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1969, no. 3664
Summary:
Drawing of Jan Siberechts (ca. 1627-1703), Flemish born landscape painter who settled in England in the early 1670s and established a reputation for his portraits of country houses.
Provenance:
Purchased by Horace Walpole from Vertue's widow. Sold to Evans at the Strawberry Hill sale, viii.122. Purchased by Wilmarth S. Lewis from Drake, December 1949.
Subjects:
  •  Siberechts, Jan, ca. 1627-1703 - Portraits.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Artists - Flemish - Portraits.
  • Ink drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Wash drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Largillierre, Nicolas de, 1656-1746, artist.
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