by Andreas Schelfhout (1787-1870)
Pen and pencil
The people of the village are on the beach in the great storm of 4 February 1825, looking at their fishermen pinks in the hope they will be rescued from the tempest. This view on Scheveningen is seen from the south whilst the other drawing faces north.
The artist Alexander Boens used these drawings for the design of his litho's of Scheveningen in den storm, 4 Februari 1825 and Scheveningen na de storm, 1825 of 1825/1826.
Provenance: European Private Collection
Dimensions: 16.2 x 22.3 cm (both)
Cf. Alexander Boens (1760- 1835)A) Scheveningen in den storm, 4 February 1825, B) Scheveningen na de storm, 1825. Litho, 2016 x 257 mm. Dated: 1825 - 1826. Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, inv. no. RP-P-OB-87.451, inv. no. RP-P-OB-87.452.
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