Description & Technical information

The present sheet may be dated to late 1640s or early 1650s. Among stylistically comparable works by Saftleven is a Landscape with a Shepherd by a Stream, dated 1640, in the Städel Museum in Frankfurt, and a Mountain Landscape of c.1650 in the Teylers Museum in Haarlem. 

Pen and brush and grey ink, with green and brown washes, over an underdrawing in black chalk, with framing lines in brown ink.

Signature: Signed with the artist’s monogram HSL at the lower left.

Dimensions: 26.4 x 32.5 cm (10³/₈ x 12³/₄ inches)
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints