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Early Modern European Architectural Designs and Drawings

This small sketch presents a view along a waterway that passes beneath a double-arched bridge. The triangular sail of a small boat is visible just before the bridge, moored to the quai next to some sheds. A tall church with a central steeple rises on the right bank in the foreground, and two other tall buildings punctuate the middle ground and distance. The chimneys and rooflines of humbler dwellings appear on the left bank. Despite the urban setting, only a few figures may be glimpsed, including a man crossing the bridge on horseback.
Jan Josephsz van Goyen
View of a River Town with a Bridge
17th century
black chalk, gray wash | paper
Gift from the Joseph F. McCrindle Collection
Hendrick Cornelisz. Vroom
A View of Pont Saint Esprit-sur-Rhone
1566 - 1640
pen and ink | white paper
Museum Purchase
Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri)
Landscape with Town Gate and Ramparts
17th century
pen and brown ink | cream paper
Gift through the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein
Isräel Silvestre
No. 7 of a series of 12 Views of Rome and Venice
1621 - 1691
etching | paper
Museum Purchase
This image depicts a scenic view of three bridges spanning a river that runs through the medieval city of Florence.
Giacomo Brogi
Firenze, Veduta dei Ponti
1875 - 1890
albumen print | paper
Gift of Howard and Margaret Bond
Georg Pencz
The Planets - The Sun (No. 4 of the series of 7 prints)
1500 - 1550
woodcut | paper
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
Jacques Callot
The Hospital, No. 15 from 'Les Grandes Misères de la Guerre'
Etching | paper
Anonymous Gift for The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
Façade of a Cardinal's Palace Decorated for a Reception
1700 - 1725
pen and gray ink with ink wash and watercolor | paper
Museum Purchase
Topographical View of Oldenburg in Holstein (Aldenburgum Holsatise.)
1600 - 1650
etching | paper
Gift of Carl Frederic Clarke
Jacques Callot
Le moulin à eau (The Watermill) Part of the series 'Paysages dessinés à Florence
1618 - 1620
etching | paper
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
Charles-Nicolas Cochin
Decoration de la Salle de Princesse de Navarre
etching and engraving | paper
Museum purchase made possible by the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
The circular room’s ceiling is painted with a sky motif populated by cupids; the room also features ornamental mouldings above four windows that depict musical instruments, and busts on pedastals are placed between the windows. A large number of well-dressed men and women sit while a group of musicians in the center of the room perform on a piano, flutes, cellos, a harp, and other stringed instruments. The print is framed by an ornamental border, and a stretch of tasseled fabric below the scene contains a title and a coat of arms.<br /><br /><u>Marks/Inscriptions:</u><br />
In plate, l.c.: Le Concert / A Madame La Comtesse de Saint Brisson; and l.r.: Par son très humble et très obéissant / Serviteur Duclos In plate, in lower margin, l.l.: Dessiné par Aug. de St. Aubin. Graveur du Roi; abd l.c.: A Paris chés Chereau Graveur rue St. Jacques près les Mathurins / Avec Privilége du Roi; and, l.r.: Gravé par A.J. Duclos<br /><br />
Collector's mark on verso: DB.W enclosed in a rectangle. (Copied onto sheet in objec
The Concert
etching, engraving | laid paper
Museum Purchase


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101 Collection Object Sources

The Concert (1956/1.53)
Le Déserteur (1972/2.338)
La Villa Madama (1973/1.737)
Marcus Curtius (1960/2.33)
Christ Disputing (2007/2.135)
London Bridge (1949/1.141)
The Sea Monster (1956/1.74)
Siege of Münster (1958/1.100)

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