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Landscape with a dog drinking from a stream as a male figure bathes his feet, with a second figure looking on

Anthonie Waterloo

* 1609 in Ryssel † 1690 in Utrecht

Etching. Size of sheet: 30.2 x 24.2 cm.

From a series of six large upright landscapes (H.119-124). 

Literature: Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 120.II;

                  Bartsch, II.123.120.

Not much is known about Waterloo's training as an artist. He seems to have been self-educated. As a painter Waterloo is known only as the author of several unimportant paintings. As a printmaker, however, he produced 136 etchings which earned him a major reputation during lifetime. His favourite subjects were forests and thickets. Judging from the locales depicted in his prints and drawings, he travelled widely to such places as Germany, Switzerland, France, Poland, and probably Italy.

Very fine atmospheric impression with margins all around. 

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