A Market Scene Under Trees in Katwijk op Rijn (Verso)

Jan de Bisschop

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

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.


  • Title: A Market Scene Under Trees in Katwijk op Rijn (Verso)
  • Creator: Jan de Bisschop
  • Date Created: early 1650s
  • Location Created: Netherlands
  • Physical Dimensions: 9.8 × 15.2 cm (3 7/8 × 6 in.)
  • Type: Drawing
  • 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
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 2011.28.1
  • Culture: Dutch
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Jan de Bisschop (Dutch, 1628 - 1671)
  • Classification: Drawings (Visual Works)

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