Boating Party on a River

Black chalk with pale washes (reddish brown in the sky, greenish gray in the water, green and gray in the trees, red in the figure in the boat). | 19.9 x 30.4cm | 1651

Jan van Goyen

Jan van Goyen made hundreds of chalk sketches from nature in his travels around the Netherlands. This river scene may have been first drawn in chalk with brown and possibly gray washes; the uncharacteristic colored washes are a later addition. The sc...
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