Jacob de Wit (1695-1754): 'Portrait of a boy', red chalk on paper, ca. 1747


Dim.: 24,5 x 18 cm (the work)
Dim.: 31,5 x 25,5 cm (the mount)

Ref.: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, object no. RP-T-1910-66, for a related sanguine drawing which was later used in 'Teekenboek der proportien van't menschelyke lighaam' (or in French: Proportions du corps humain), with plates dated 1747, engraved by Jan Punt. (link) (see added scan)

Estimate: € 3000 - € 6000