Two Sketches of Figures on the Dunes near Scheveningen, Jan de Bisschop, 1660

Two Sketches of Figures on the Dunes near Scheveningen, Jan de Bisschop, 1660

pen, h 94mm × w 153mm More details

De Bisschop covered Charles II’s departure to England like a news reporter. He recorded the momentous event in swiftly executed sketches in black chalk, which he later worked up in pen and brush. These sketches served as the foundation for the large finished drawing also on view here (adjacent).

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