Design for a Ceiling: Apotheosis of Callisto or Diana? (recto), and Sketch of Figures (verso)

A work made of pen and black ink, with brush and gray and brown wash, over red chalk, partially squared in graphite and red chalk (recto), and red chalk (verso), on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of pen and black ink, with brush and gray and brown wash, over red chalk, partially squared in graphite and red chalk (recto), and red chalk (verso), on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1731

Artist:

Jacob de Wit
Dutch, 1695-1754

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Artist

Jacob de Wit

Title

Design for a Ceiling: Apotheosis of Callisto or Diana? (recto), and Sketch of Figures (verso)

Origin

Holland

Date

1731

Medium

Pen and black ink, with brush and gray and brown wash, over red chalk, partially squared in graphite and red chalk (recto), and red chalk (verso), on ivory laid paper

Inscriptions

Signed recto, lower left, below lozenge, in pen and brown ink: "JdeWit invt /F"; inscribed verso, upper right, in graphite: “gris opseule gris avec siltets et ... / tus raisins g d marge"; lower margin, in pen and brown ink: “Blaffon / voor mevrouw de wede van Lennep op Haar sael geschildert/ 1731”

Dimensions

203 x 319 mm

Credit Line

Everett D. Graff Fund

Reference Number

1967.31

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