Prints and Drawings
Artist: Jan van Aken, Dutch, active ca. 1652

River with boats beside rocky cliffs

mid 17th century

Pen and brown ink and brown, gray, and purplish-gray wash over black chalk

sheet: 19.9 × 31.1 cm (7 13/16 × 12 1/4 in.)
Egmont Collection, Yale Library Transfer
1961.61.4
Geography: 
Made in The Netherlands
Culture: 
Dutch
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

John Percival, first Earl of Egmont (1683-1748);
John T. Graves; Robert Hoe (sale New York, Ander-
son Auction Company, April 15-19, 1912, Library
of Robert Hoe, Part III, A-K, no. 949); Yale
University Library (anonymous donor, 1957)

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.