Artist Pieter Molyn the Elder, Dutch, 1595-1661
  • Landscape with Figures
Date 1654
Medium black chalk and gray brown wash on buff laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 5 3/4 × 7 5/8 inches (14.6 × 19.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund
Accession Number 38.18
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in black chalk, upper right: PMolyn [PM in monogram] | 1654
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower left, verso: VRN
Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, lower left, verso: N. 2083
Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, lower left corner, verso: 2083 [crossed out]
Inscribed, in pencil, lower center, verso: 183
Inscribed, in pencil, lower right, verso: Pieter Molyn | geb. ZV Harlem 1600. | mm.
Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, lower right, verso: No. 37 [0] | N: 66 [crossed out]
Jhr. J. Goll van Franckenstein (Amsterdam, Netherlands) [brown collector's mark L. 2987 on verso at lower left, N. 2083.];
Freiherr M. von Heyl zu Herrnsheim (Darmstadt, Germany) [purple collector's mark L. 2879 on verso at lower left];
C.B. Duhrkoop;
1938-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA (1939): p. 11 (ill.).

Logan, A.M. Dutch and Flemish Drawings and Watercolors. New York, 1988, p. 35, no. 14 (ill.).