A Market Scene Under Trees in Katwijk op Rijn

Jan de Bisschopearly 1650s

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

Deftly drawn in brush and wash, this sheet depicts a market scene under a canopy of trees in Katwijk op Rijn, a small Dutch village. This one is notable for its strong effects of light and shade, tonal gradation in the shadows, and impressionistic treatment of trees.

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  • Title: A Market Scene Under Trees in Katwijk op Rijn
  • Creator: Jan de Bisschop
  • Date: early 1650s
  • Location Created: The Netherlands
  • Physical Dimensions: 9.8 x 15.2 cm (3 7/8 x 6 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Pen and brown ink, brown and gray wash, over black chalk; black ink framing lines
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Object Type: Drawing
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 2011.28.1
  • Inscription: 17 Catwijk op Rhijn and G on verso
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Drawings
  • Culture: Dutch
  • Classification: Drawings


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