Signed Verbrugge f(ecit) bottom right
|Artist:||Gijsbert Andriesz Verbrugge|
|Title of artwork:||Group of sheep - Signed drawing by Verbrugge|
|Year:||18th century, 19th century|
|Condition:||Overall in good condition|
20,50 x 16,20 cm for the laid paper drawing sheet.
Glued on a vellum like collection sheet of 31 x 22 cm.
Signed bottom right Verbrugge f (ecit)
With the blind stamp of Dobbs London in the bottom left corner (The British crown in a circle with lettes around)
The collection stamp is similar to some collection stamps used in the British Museum (see for instance L.216 - The British Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings, collection S. S. Banks
The British Museum mentionens firm of embossers and trading cards founded by Henry Dobbs (British; 19thC)
See the trading card of henri Dobbs as stationer and engraver in their collection with a partly similar stamp and with dating : 1760-1818
Study sheet of several group of sheep who remind Karel Dujardin.
Ink drawing with pencil under drawing visible at some points.
Gijsbrecht Andriesz Verbrugge / van der Bruchge (1633-1730)
Painter of portraits and genre scenes. Engraver of mezzo tint. Born in Leyden, died in Delft. He followed his education together with Gerard Dou. He lived for some time in London before he setteled in Delft. Inscribed in the guild of Delft in 1665.
(Source: Benezit and RDK)
As with most drawings from rather rare artists authorship is not easy to confirm, especially because there is less work auctioned by this artist. (One mythological drawing found and several portrait paintings in RDK). His portrait was made by Tako Hajo Jelgersma in 1737)
The nature of the work would fit a youth work during his London period, perhaps strengthened by the London provenance of the collection stamp.
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