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Dutch Old Masters in Master Drawings New York 2020

Hieronymus Bosch (ca. 1450 – 1516), after. Engraved by Joannes van Doetecum and Lucas van Doetecum. The Besieged Elephant, 1601. Etching and engraving. Courtesy of David Tunick, Inc.

Jozef Israels, Dutch, 1824-1911. The Seaweed Gatherers Return, 1864.
Watercolor on paper. 7 3/8 x 16 in. (18.7 x 40.6 cm)
Signed and dated lower right.
Courtesy of Jill Newhouse Gallery.

Willem van Nijmegen (1636-1698). Allegory of the loss of Arnhem, 10 June 1672. Pen and black and gray wash. 6 7/8 by 5 1/2 inches (17.5 by 14 cm.) Inscribed: ‘Willem van Nymegen (…) Ao 1672 (…).
Courtesy of Mireille Mosler, Ltd.

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606 – 1669). Beggar Seated on a Bank (Self-Portrait), 1630. Etching. Courtesy of David Tunick, Inc.

Dordrecht 1733 – 1796
Travelers Resting By a Bridge
Tip of brush with grey and black ink
11.1 x 15.7 in 282 x 399 mm
Courtesy of Decouvert Fine Art

Sat, Jan 25 - Sat, Feb 1  2020

From January 25th until February 1st, Master Drawings New York will take place in the Upper East Side of Manhattan. During this week, various international galleries and auction houses will display works at galleries in the area – which will include several Dutch Old Masters. To view all the locations of participating galleries and art dealers, visit their online brochure.

Nicolaes Eliasz. Pickenoy (1588 – c/ 1650). Frederik Dircksz. van Alewijn (1603 – 1665). Oil on panel 511/8 x 36 1⁄4 in. (129.9 x 92 cm.) with a label for the Embassy of the Netherlands in Paris, verso. Courtesy of The Weiss Gallery.

About Master Drawings New York

Established in 2006 and co-founded by Margot Gordon and Crispian Riley-Smith, Masters Drawings New York (MDNY) is the pre-eminent event for exhibiting and celebrating old master through contemporary drawings in the United States. Dealers from the United States and Europe showcase their highest quality drawings in galleries along Madison Avenue on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The galleries that will exhibit Dutch work include  Mireille Mosler Ltd, Jill Newhouse Gallery, The Weiss Gallery, David Tunick Inc., Stephen Ongpin Gallery.

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669). Abraham Francen, Apothecary, ca. 1657. Courtesy of David Tunick, Inc.

Scheduled for the last week of January, the event coincides with the major Old Master auctions and scholarly events focused on drawings. It is a week dedicated to historic art, where collectors, scholars, museum curators and dealers travel to New York from around the world to view artwork and participate in the events around the city. Christie’s has scheduled their Old Master Drawings auction on January 28 and Sotheby’s will have an Old Master Drawings auction on January 29.

Jan van der Meer, II, Haarlem, 1656-1705. Italian Landscape with Shepherds. Watercolor, traces of graphite and grey wash. 10.25 x 12.67 in/260 x 322 mm. Courtesy of Decouvert Fine Art.

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