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Drawing, Town on a Canal, 1750–70

This is a Drawing. It was created by Hendrik Spilman. It is dated 1750–70 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is graphite, pen and bistre ink, brush and bistre wash on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Milton I. D. Einstein. It is credited Gift of Milton Einstein.

Its dimensions are

10.2 x 19 cm (4 in. x 7 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Collector's stamp in blue ink: C. Rolas du Rosey (Lugt 2237)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in bistre ink, upper margin: 11.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Town on a Canal, 1750–70; Hendrik Spilman (Netherlandish, 1721–1784); Netherlands; graphite, pen and bistre ink, brush and bistre wash on cream paper; 10.2 x 19 cm (4 in. x 7 1/2 in.); Gift of Milton Einstein; 1959-49-218

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