Lot 111
Autumn Auction: European Fine Art - 21 november 2018
[DRAWINGS] – WETSTEIN PFISTER, J.J.R. (Jan Jacob Rudolf) DE (1866-1937). UNIQUE COLLECTION OF 20 ORIGINAL DRAWINGS (of which 3 finished with watercolour) in black, grey or sepia ink & wash on handmade paper

(of which 2 signed “R de Wetstein Pfister” & 18 monogrammed “RdwP”, various sizes) with manuscript Dutch text in ink or pencil (probably by the artist) & small annotations in pencil (probably by the printer) in outer blank margin, all published as illustrations in: P.J. ANDRIESSEN, “Erlo, de Heidenknaap of Nederland gedurende het Tweede Stadhouderlooze Bestuur, 1713-1747 [..]. Vijfde druk” (Leiden, A.W. Sijthoff’s Uitg.-Mij., ca. 1907). – Added: the original book-publication.

¶ Cf. Buijnsters (Lust en Leering) pp. 118-124. COMPLETE SET OF 20 ORIGINAL DRAWINGS by the Dutch artist Jan Jacob Rudolf de Wetstein Pfister (1866-1937) published as frontispiece & 19 text-illustrations in the fifth edition of the Dutch children’s book “Erlo, de Heidenknaap [..]” by the Dutch author & school-teacher Pieter Jacob Andriessen (1815-1877). – A few minor imperfections (nearly all drawings with remnants of tape in outer blank margins (on recto and/or verso), 1 drawing with 4 tiny pinholes in outer blank margin, occ. sl. foxed/ browned), but nevertheless in good condition.

€ 1.000,00
€ 1.500,00